Shokin suing you for the post

Shokin asks to cancel the decision of Parliament and the President. Photo: UNIAN

Former Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin is trying through the courts to be reinstated.

A lawsuit he filed to the Supreme administrative court, writes “Ukrainian truth”.

The complaint was registered on 13 March 2017, as there is a message on the court’s website.

The case will be referred to a panel of judges, the judge – Valentin Moroz.

The consideration was appointed on 10 April at 15:30.

“In his statement of claim he asked to recognize illegal and to cancel the decision of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on granting consent to the dismissal of President Viktor Shokin from the post of Prosecutor General of Ukraine”, – have informed in a press-service of the court.

Also repeated requests to identify illegal and to cancel the presidential decree of 3 April 2016 on the dismissal of the Prosecutor General and the presidential decree of 23 June 2016 n 269/2016, as well as his reinstatement to an administrative position.

The decree Poroshenko No. 269/2016 make an addition to the previous decree about the dismissal of Shokin. The decree is supplemented with the words “upon request”.

Shokin accused in the collapse of high-profile cases against Yanukovych’s people, the descent on the brakes resonance investigation, which forced the EU to remove the sanctions of the defendants in the list.

29 March 2016 the Verkhovna Rada gave its consent to the release of the Victor from the post of Prosecutor General. In may the new attorney General was a former head of the faction PPO Yuriy Lutsenko.