Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin dismissed his deputy David Sakvarelidze on the day of voting for his resignation in the Verkhovna Rada. The corresponding order was postedon the website of the GPOU.
"General Prosecutor's Office repeatedly received collective parliamentary appeals and requests on non-compliance of the requirements of Articles 8, 15 of the Law of Ukraine" On Prosecutor's Office" with established in the structure and staffing of the position of Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine - Prosecutor of Odessa region, which D. Sakvarelidze occupies. Validity of the decision on the establishment of the post was the subject of judicial review in the District Administrative Court of Kyiv at the suit of the people's deputy of Ukraine. Prosecutor General of Ukraine brought the structure and staffing of the bodies in line with the requirements of the Law of Ukraine "On Prosecutor's Office" through the issuance of an order for liquidation of the post of Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine - Prosecutor of Odessa region with simultaneous establishment of the post Prosecutor of Odessa region," - stated the report of the GPOU.
It also reported that the Prosecutor General of Ukraine brought D. Sakvarelidze to disciplinary liability due to his order as of March 29 this year for gross violation of the rules of prosecutorial ethics, intervention in another prosecutor’s activity in the order hat is not stipulated by the legislation, misconduct that denigrates the prosecutor's office employee, failure or improper performance of official duties and to dismiss him from the post of Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine – Prosecutor of Odessa region and prosecution bodies.