The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky demanded from the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov dismissed the head of the Directorate of the National police in the Dnipropetrovsk region General Vitaly Glukhoveryu, who is suspected of abuse of power. The head of state wrote on his page in Facebook.
“I demand from the Minister of the interior Mr. Arsen Avakov’s immediate dismissal of a citizen of Gohouri from office and from the head of the GBR (the State Bureau of investigation — approx. “Of the tape.ru”), Mr Roman Pipe offers quick and uncompromising investigation into the facts made public,” wrote Zelensky.
The President added that he was shocked by the act of Gohouri who tried to help the subordinate to avoid administrative punishment for excess of speed. According to Zelensky, the days of impunity for Ukrainian officials over. “It is better to write surrender, quit or run. Because the only thing I can guarantee you that it is a criminal prosecution,” he said.
On 12 September last year, the traffic police pulled over a speeding car, at the wheel which was the driver of Gohouri. The man did not agree with the requirements of the police and called his boss. Some time later arrived at the scene armed fighters of special forces of KORD and was detained by patrol officers. One of the detainees was filming the incident on video. The video published on July 27 YouTube.
The RRG opened a criminal case against Glogower under article 365 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (“abuse of authority by a law enforcement officer accompanied by violence or threat of violence”). The General faces up to eight years in prison. Also in the RRG reported that a company of special forces CORD, which participated in the arrest, will be disbanded.
In 2017 Vitaly Glukhoverya was in the center of a scandal after the publication of the photo, which the chief of police was captured in a sweater with the inscription “USSR”. Arsen Avakov has stood up for the General, saying that also has in her wardrobe the clothes are prohibited in the country of symbols of the Soviet Union.
Video, photo All from Russia.