To the administrator of the game hall down the street of Yulia Vitkolovskaya's Decembrists it is reported about suspicion in deliberate preventing of lawful activity of the journalist the Internet - editions «Crime. Is NOT PRESENT» To Andrey Lokhmatov.
Reported about it in a press - service of prosecutor's office of the Nikolaev area.
We will note that only after the complaint of edition of the edition «Crime. Is NOT PRESENT» to the prosecutor of the Nikolaev area Vyacheslav Krivovyaza the resolution on solution of the case by the investigator of the Central regional department of militia Snezhana Nie Nepomnyashchey was cancelled.
So, the prosecutor's office of the Central district established that on July 25 this year the journalist, performing tasks of the editor of news agency carried out a photo - and video filming in the Internet - club for the purpose of further lighting in the Internet - networks of the fact of possible providing services by institution in the sphere of a gaming.
«Having noticed it, the administrator the Internet - club I tried to pull out from the journalist's hands a camera and the business card, than I interfered with its journalistic activity» , - it is told in the message.
To Vitkolovskaya it is reported about suspicion in commission of the criminal offense provided by part 1 of article 171 of the Criminal code of Ukraine ( «Preventing of lawful professional activity of the journalist» ).
The sanction of article prescribes punishment in the form of a penalty to fifty free minima of the income of citizens or arrest for a period of up to 6 months, or restriction of freedom for a period of up to 3-x years.
We will note that on October 30 it became known that the investigator of the Central regional department of militia of Nikolaev Snezhana Nie remembering according to the indication of prosecutor's office I closed criminal proceedings upon preventing journalist of activity of the correspondent «Crime. Is NOT PRESENT» Andrey Lokhmatov from the hostess of the game hall on Decembrists Yulia Vitkolovskaya Street.
- Yes, business is closed. According to instructions of the procedural head (the prosecutor of prosecutor's office of the Central district, - PN). There is no structure (a crime, - PN). There really is no corpus delicti.In principle, you can approach tomorrow, I will hand the resolution to you, - the investigator Snezhana Nie Nepomnyashchaya in telephone conversation with the correspondent answered then «Crime. Is NOT PRESENT».
We will remind that it is not the first case in Nikolaev when the prosecutor's office interferes with work of the investigator and specifies to it to close criminal proceedings on preventing by the journalist of activity. So, in December, 2014 according to oral instructions of the prosecutor the investigator of the same Central regional department of militia of Nikolaev Alexander Slobodyan for the second time I closed business «combatant» , threatening to journalists «Crime. Is NOT PRESENT».
We will note also that the prosecutor's office of the Central district of Nikolaev already promoted before owners of the illegal slot machine hall on Lenin Avenue and Dekabristov Street, when I returned them the equipment withdrawn by militia for conducting gambling activity.
On November 3 police officers for the fifth time withdrew the equipment from the illegal hall game machine guns, acting at the corner of Dekabristov Street and Lenin Avenue.