The GPU announced the article of the charge.
Detained yesterday evening, editor-in-chief the Internet-editions “Strenia” Igor Guzhva threatens till 10 years of imprisonment with confiscation of property.
Press Secretary of the Prosecutor General Larisa Sargan on the page in Facebook announced the article, which accused the journalist “Article 189. Extortion, part 3”. According to the criminal code of Ukraine, this is “Extortion, connected with violence dangerous for life or health of a person, or such, which caused property damage in the large sizes”.
He shall be punished with imprisonment for the term from five till ten years with confiscation of property.
As reported, the evening of June 22 edition of the online publication Stranaya the search took place. Was detained the editor-in-chief edition Igor Guzhva, who allegedly extorted and received 10 thousand dollars for the deployment of compromising materials on the current policy.
Later, the MP from the faction of the Radical party Dmitry Linko said that the editors Stranaya blackmailed him.
The chief editor Igor Guzhva believes that the criminal case against the publication fraudulent.
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