Prosecutor's office launches criminal proceedings against Yanukovych's lawyers
Kyiv Local Prosecutor's Office No. 5 has registered criminal proceedings against the lawyers of ex- Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych based on the materials of the Obolonske police department of Kyiv on the fact of preventing by a group of persons from carrying out lawful activities of a lawyer appointed to the accused Yanukovych by a court decision.
These events took place in the premises of the Obolonsky district court of Kyiv on August 16, the press service of the Prosecutor's Office of Kyiv told Interfax-Ukraine.
The data on this case was included in the register of pretrial investigations under Part 1 of Article 397 (interference with the activities of a defense lawyer or a representative of a person) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.