Justice ministry appeals to PGO chief about NABU search of ministry
The Ministry of Justice of Ukraine has appealed to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko with a statement about the crime committed by the employees of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU). The ministry claims NABU conducted an illegal search and seizure of documents without a court order, Natalia Bernatska, first deputy head of the Ministry of Justice has said.
"We appeal to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine with a statement about the crime that has been committed by the employees of NABU today in the Ministry of Justice - an illegal search and seizure of documents without a court order. We request this information to be included in the Unified State Register of Pretrial Investigations," Bernatska said at a briefing in Kyiv on Friday.
According to her, the Justice Ministry "regards these actions as pressure on the Ministry of Justice."