The Verkhovna Rada has removed the parliamentary immunity from people's deputy of the 7th, 8th and 9th convocation Yaroslav Dubnevich, - RBC-Ukraine reports.
The removal of immunity was supported by 332 people's deputies.
The deputies also voted for the detention (supported by 241 parliamentarians) and arrest of Dubnevich (229 people's deputies voted "for").
"I supported the request of the NABU and SAPO to introduce three questions: on the removal of immunity, detention and arrest of Dubnevich", - Prosecutor General Ruslan Riaboshapka stated in the Rada.
The Prosecutor General in stated in the Verkhovna Rada that enough evidence had been gathered that gave reason to suspect that, being people's deputy of the eighth convocation and head of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Transport, Dubnevich was aware of the financial condition of JSC Ukrzaliznytsia and its needs for public procurement.
According to Riaboshapka, Dubnevich was involved in the theft scheme of more than $3.7 million in Ukrzaliznytsia.
As previously reported, yesterday, the regulatory committee sent a submission to Dubnevich for consideration by the Rada.
It was reported that the PGOU was preparing a report of suspicion of two episodes to deputy Yaroslav Dubnevich. One of the episodes concerns corruption schemes in the procurement for the Ukrzaliznytsia enterprise.
Riaboshapka signed a submission of the NABU and SAPO on October 17 to prosecute Dubnevich in the case of seizure of more than $3.7 million from Ukrzaliznytsia.