The secretary of the Kharkov City Council Gennady Kernes refused to fulfill on July 22 independently legal requirements of employees of militia and to proceed in the Head investigative department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine on interrogation, thus his security guards "in every possible way rendered counteraction to militiamen.
About it there is a speech in the official statement of the Center of public relations of General Directorate of Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in the Kharkov area concerning performance concerning the secretary of the Kharkov City Council Gennady Kernes of the compulsory drive to the investigator of GSU Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
As it is noted in the message, on July 22, 2008 at 19:40 in call center GUMVD of Ukraine in the Kharkov area information arrived that on July 22 at 15:20 in law-enforcement bodies the secretary of the Kharkov city council Kernes with the statement that near the building of the Appellate economic court persons are unknown, allegedly in masks addressed, blocked movement of its car.
By verification of this statement it was established that on July 22 at 13:05 during service by workers of crews of IDPS GAI at the intersection of Lenin Avenue and Bakulin Street of Kharkov the car Mercedes which on a windshield had no coupon of the state technical inspection was found. The driver of the car on legal requirements of employees of GAI to stop properly didn't react and continued movement in defiance of the traffic regulation and creating an emergency on the road.
At the house No. 5 this car was blocked on Lenin Avenue by employees of militia, the driver on legal requirements of militiamen refused to provide necessary documents on the right of management of the vehicle. In the same car there was a secretary of the Kharkov City Council Kernes whom employees of militia tried to acquaint with the resolution on the drive to the investigator of the Head investigative department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine of Kolesnik for carrying out investigative actions on criminal case.Kernes didn't react to legal requirements of employees of militia, thus constantly carried out phone calls from the mobile phone the acquaintance and in mass media with requirements to arrive to an event place.
At the same time, one of Kernes's security guards by agreement with it caused an emergency medical service. On "fast" Kernes's arrival it is independent, without assistance, I changed it and I went in the direction of the building of the Executive Committee of the City Soviet of People's Deputies, instead of a medical institution.
Further the car of ambulance was blocked opposite to the building 44 on Sumskaya St.
Employees of militia suggested Kernes to change from "fast" the official car of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for further following in GSU Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in pursuance of the drive.
Considering that repeatedly informed Kernes on the resolution on drive implementation to the investigator of the Head investigative department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, however Kernes ignored all calls, in the relation he was executed the compulsory drive, reports TsOS.
We will remind that the Interior Minister of Ukraine Yury Lutsenko reported that the situation will repeat if Kernes again isn't after delivery of the third agenda. The law allows to carry out the power drive for evidence.
As it was reported, Kernes reported that for the reasons connected with performance by him of duties of the mayor, it will be able to be on the following interrogation in militia only on July 31.
The prosecutor's office of Kharkov forbade the secretary of the Kharkov city council Gennady Kernes to leave city boundaries.