Lyashko: they want me arrested for political reasons

Oleg Lyashko believes that he and several MPs will be arrested next week.

2 October 2015 17:18

The Radical Party leader Oleg Lyashko said that the Attorney General Shokin wants to arrest him and his several fellow party members next week, reports UNIAN quoting the politician as saying at a session at the Kiev Appeal Court.

According to the Radical Party leader, he has information that the next week Viktor Shokin can put forth a proposal to the parliament to arrest him, MP Andrey Lozovoy and MP Dmitry Linko. Also Lyashko added he would not cover up for his party fellow members if they appeared to be guilty:

- As a leader, I'm not going to cover up for anyone, but at the same time I assert that currently six MPs of the Radical Party are being prosecuted, the Prosecutor’s Office keeps on filing packs of motions to arrest our MPs. These are political persecutions.