The Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov once again said that will not allow the return of Sergei Bochkovsky for the position of head of the state service for emergency situations. He said this at a briefing, transfers “112 Ukraine”.
“Bochkovsky unworthy of an officer, he is unworthy to lead the service (SES – ed.). He’s not going to lead it on the basis of legal decisions. Such a legal decision was taken by the Cabinet, they are legitimate. Those manipulations, which he does in the courts, we know how to deal with them. It will not be Antimonopoly,” said once again the interior Minister.
Previously Avakov has repeatedly stressed that Bochkovsky will not be reinstated.
Recall, March 25, 2015 Directors of the Sses Sergey Bochkov and Basil stoetsky was arrested at the meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers and taken out of the government building to conduct the investigation. He was charged with abuse of office, extortion of bribes from subordinates, entering false information in official documents, legalization of funds using accounts in foreign banks. On the same day the Cabinet of Ministers dismissed them from their posts.
The Pechersky district court of Kiev arrested Bochkov and Stoyetsky for 2 months with possibility of bail in the amount of 1 million 182 thousand hryvnia. They paid bail and was released from prison. 2 Nov indictment against Bochkov and Stoyetsky was sent to the court.
26 April 2018 the court invalidated the dismissal Bochkov and rebuilt it on a post of the head of the state service for emergency situations. However to work he was refused protection Agency.
On 8 August the Kyiv court of Appeals made the decision on reinstatement of the head of the state service of Ukraine for emergency situations Sergei Bochkov. Thus, the appeal of the Cabinet was not satisfied. The court also ruled that Sergey Bochkov has to compensate his salary for the period from March 2015, and that more than 500 thousand UAH