KIEV (QHA) -

145 former employees of Crimean Prosecutor General’s Office have been put on the wanted list and a warrant for their arrest issued, reports the press service of the General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine.

The said individuals are suspected of committing a crime referred to in Section 1 Article 111 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (high treason). There is also a court verdict authorizing seizure of their UAH 50 million worth of movable and immovable property.

The suspects have been put on the wanted list pursuant to an order issued by the investigating officer, while the Pechersky district court of Kiev has issued a warrant for their arrest.

On May 14, 2015, and June 2, 2015, 145 former employees of Crimean Prosecutor General’s Office were sent a notice of suspicion whereby theya are suspected of committing a crime referred to in Section 1 Article 111 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, i.e. high treason and rendering assistance to a foreign state and its representatives in conducting subversive activities against Ukraine.

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