The Georgian Prosecutor’s office has not received demands from the General Prosecutor’s office about the arrest and extradition of the former mayor of Kiev Leonid Chernovetsky, who is accused of malicious abuse of official position. This is stated in the said in the Main Prosecutor’s office of Georgia.
The message was spread Wednesday, July 26, in response to information that a Kiev court issued a warrant for the arrest of ex-mayor of Kiev.
“In case of receipt of the request for arrest and extradition of Leonid Chernovetsky in Ukraine, it can’t be done since Leonid Chernovetsky is a citizen of Georgia and its transfer to third countries is unacceptable,” – said the Prosecutor’s office.
For several years in Chernivtsi, with the family living in the seaside town of Kobuleti. Last year he had intended to take part in the parliamentary elections in Georgia, but then changed his mind. In Kobuleti Chernivtsi engaged in charitable activities.
The General Prosecutor of Ukraine of July 14 reported about suspicion to the former mayor of Kiev Chernovetsky abuse of power and official position.
He is suspected of illegal transfer of land on lease for construction of a helipad in the interests of the approximate ex-President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych.