NEWS


19.08.2016

Actions of the prosecution service have been declared illegal in court


Our specialists have successfully represented our client – Ukrainian company in field of engineering solutions – in respect of binding the prosecution service to initiate criminal proceedings and launch pre-trial investigation in relation to the investigator of the police department, as well as to the Security Service of Ukraine agents guilty of breach of the company’s rights, as well as its officials’ and employees’ rights during investigatory actions.

The situation arose from invasion by the group of persons with the certificates of the law enforcement authorities’ officials into the company’s office under the guise of search. Such persons began to threat to employees, use violence against them, chin and jeer. They also breached a range of rules of effective legislation governing powers of the law enforcement authorities’ officials. The client addressed to the prosecution service with an application on criminal offence against unlawful actions of the investigator of the police department, as well as to the Security Service of Ukraine agents guilty of breach of the company’s rights, as well as its officials’ and employees’ rights during investigatory actions. Yet, the prosecution service denied, in violation of law, to initiate criminal proceedings and launch pre-trial investigation further to respective application.

Thus, our specialists launched judicial appeals against unlawful actions of the prosecution service. As a result of such appeals The Court ruled and declared the action of the prosecutor unlawful and bound the prosecution service to initiate criminal proceedings and launch pre-trial investigation in relation to the investigator of the police department, as well as to the Security Service of Ukraine agents guilty of breach of the company’s rights, as well as its officials’ and employees’ rights during investigatory actions.

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