Tymoshenko to be questioned over businessman's murder in 1996
KIEV, April 5 - RAPSI. The Ukrainian Prosecutor General's Office has resumed a criminal case into the assassination of an entrepreneur in 1996 and plans to interrogate former Prime Minister Yulia Tymoshenko as part of the case, Prosecutor General Viktor Pszonka said on Thursday.
Ruslan Shcherban, whose father was assassinated in 1996, reported on Wednesday that he has submitted to the investigators documents on Tymoshnko's alleged involvement in the murder. He also said he already testified in the Prosecutor Generals Office.
The Prosecutor General's Office said it has evidence that the assassination was paid for by firms belonging to Tymoshenko.
"Tymoshenko must be interrogated in the case," the prosecutor general said.
According to him, the former prime minister will be interrogated as a witness. "And the rest is up to the investigation," Pszonka said.