Ukraine's PGO resumes pre-trial investigation into Gongadze murder

Ukraine
# 17 February 2015 15:46 (UTC +04:00)

"Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin has set up an investigation team and a group of prosecutors and renewed the pre-trial investigation into the organization of the premeditated murder of Georgy Gongadze carried out in preliminary arrangement by a group of persons, as well as the investigation of the fact of abuse of power and official authority by persons who held positions of responsibility, which led to grave consequences," the press service of Prosecutor General's Office reported on Tuesday.

The two groups are led by the Ukrainian prosecution officials who were part of a team that has been investigating the murder since 2002.

The newly formed groups will report directly to the prosecutor general.

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THE OPERATION IS BEING PERFORMED