The Verkhovna Rada agreed to arrest (a capture under guards) the judge of a local economic court of the Nikolaev Region Yury Koval. 396 deputies voted for the draft of the resolution No. 3500 from 441 present at halls.
Yu.Koval was detained on November 16, 2007 in own office by employees of Public service on fight against economic crimes. They withdrew about 5 thousand dollars from the judge and released on recognizance. Then charges according to p.1 Art. 364 ("the abuse of power which has entailed heavy consequences") and were brought to Yu.Koval h. 2 Art. 368 ("receiving a bribe in especially large size") UK. The decision on excitement concerning Yu.Koval of criminal case was made by Pechersky regional court of Kiev on November 15, 2007. However on February 6 this year. The appellate court of Kiev cancelled this decision "in connection with insufficient evidential base". Nevertheless, GPU continued investigation and now demands arrest of mister Yu.Koval.
The general prosecutor Alexander Medvedko, acting in BP, I declared that the reason of the decision on a capture under guards it is caused by Yu.Koval's absences on interrogations in prosecutor's office.
At the same time, Yu.Koval, also acting in parliament, I disproved these charges.