London reaffirmed British citizenship Nasirov – Holodnitsky

The UK National Agency for combating crime through diplomatic channels, officially confirmed that the dismissed head of the State fiscal service Roman Nasirov is a citizen of the United Kingdom. About it in interview to the edition “the Facts,” said the head of the Specialized anti-corruption prosecutors Nazar Golodnitsky.

“The Prosecutor, when he announced a petition to the court, showed these documents. Not scanned copies, which can be photoshop, not photocopies. This is a weighty argument in favor of why we insist on such measure, as arrest, and not on another. We must realize that if a person has a passport of another country, he just gets away with it, if you do not take him into custody. Then we won’t get it back, because not many countries give to their citizens,” he said.

According to him, SAP continues to clarify the presence Nasirov citizenship of any countries. “It is not excluded that can appear and other data. We sent to certain countries requests. Waiting for an answer. Yet received a response from only one country. Thank British colleagues for efficiency,” said Nazar Golodnitsky.

Earlier Roman Nasirov has stated that he has British citizenship.

As reported, the Solomensky district court of Kiev on the night of March 7, adopted the decision on the appointment Nasirova of a measure of restraint in form of arrest for 60 days with possibility of bail in the amount of 100 million UAH.

In addition, in the case of bail, the court ordered Nasirova to wear an electronic monitoring device, surrender his passport of citizen of Ukraine and the passport for travel abroad, and also to refrain from communicating with other persons involved in criminal proceedings.

The resolution noted that Nasirov will be detained since the proclamation of this decision and to the payment of the Deposit, if any will be made.

The court decision can be appealed in Appellate court of Kiev within 5 days.

We will remind that the Prosecutor demanded bail in the amount of 2 billion UAH. Thus, the court reduced the amount of the Deposit 20 times.

As you know, March 2, Novel Nasirova handed suspicion. During this time he became ill. According to lawyers, the suspicion was given, when the President of the SFS was already unconscious, which is illegal.

Roman Nasirov is suspected of abuse of office and embezzlement of public funds in the amount of over UAH 2 bn. The consequence considers that Nasirov, acting in the interests of the Deputy Onishchenko, the “gas business” were arbitrarily granted a number of enterprises the possibility of tax liabilities in installments.

On 3 March the Cabinet Nasirova was removed from the post of Chairman of the SFS, with responsibilities for the head office to the acting Deputy head of the GFS Miroslav Sold.