The former head of the state Agency for investment Yanukovych times Kaskiv said that he was not detained in Panama, about a week earlier, prosecutors said. He wrote about this in his blog on the Ukrainian truth.

Ex-official posted the photo next to the police on the ATV. Kaskiv holds fresh, according to him, the issue of the local newspaper.

“For several days watching the attempts by various officials to explain the gaffe with a message about my arrest in Panama. Not tightening the suspense, misleading: nothing was said by officials of Ukraine, is not true: I never delayed and moreover, was never arrested nor in Panama, nor anywhere else — No cards for me Interpol does not exist”, – he stressed.


According to Kaskiv, when crossing the border of Panama with Costa Rica, where he planned to go with friends and family during summer vacation, law enforcement officers from the Panamanian migration service “just found” his immigration status.

See also: Kaskiv: I didn’t steal anything, and not hiding from justice

On 18 August the head of GPU, Yury Lutsenko reported that the former head of the state Agency for investment Vladyslav Kaskiv, which is a consequence suspects of the theft and the withdrawal of overseas funds from the state budget, and other crimes, was arrested in Panama.

In March Kaskiv declared wanted. He was informed about the suspicion under part 5 of article 191 of the TA part 2 St. 366 Criminal code of Ukraine (misappropriation of another’s property by abuse of official position). According to the court, the property Kaskiv seized.

See also: GPU: Kaskiv tried to run from Panama to Costa Rica during the arrest

Kaskiv: I was never detained and was not arrested – media 25.08.2016

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