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  • Government expects the Parliament to support enhancement of responsibility for raiding and other grave offences
    posted 21 October 2016 12:20

    The Government calls on the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to support the proposals on strengthening answerability for committing grave crimes, particularly raiding. Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman said this during A Question Time at the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Friday.

    "We need your support to increase penalties for those who encroach on somebody’s property, health, for those who rob apartments, God forbid, rape. We hope to enlist the support of Parliament here and to ensure larger responsibility, to toughen up punishment for such crimes", said Volodymyr Groysman.

    Speaking about counteracting raiding, he noted that law enforcement personnel must first protect such company from attackers, and then investigate circumstances of the capture.

    In this regard the Head of Government added that from October 1 the wages of employees of Criminal Investigation Department had tripled.

    "This means that we will demand from the CID more effective action to combat crime", he said.

    Volodymyr Groysman thanked the MPs for supporting changes to the State budget for 2016, namely in respect of financing of the criminal investigative service.