Avakov explains why office of anti-graft agency's member being raided

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Interior Minister Arsen Avakov has announced the reason why the office of Deputy Chairman of the National Agency on Corruption Prevention (NACP) Ruslan Radetsky is being raided.

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Radetsky was elected NACP's Deputy Chairman in March 2016 / Photo from UNIAN

"Indeed, certain court-sanctioned procedural actions against NACP member Radetsky are under way in the morning. It is connected with falsification of documents, and a respective investigation is going on," Avakov said at a press conference on Thursday, June 15, answering a question from an UNIAN correspondent.

He added he could not provide more details.

Member of Ukraine's NAPC resigns, disappointed over anticorruption agency's ineffectivenessThe National Police was reported to be conducting a search in the NACP at 28 Druzhby Narodiv Boulevard on Thursday morning. In particular, there was a police raid on Radetsky's office.

Lawyer Radetsky, 44, was elected Deputy Chairman of the NACP on March 16, 2016.

Since 2014 he had worked as first deputy prosecutor in Kyiv's Desniansky district. In 2013, he was engaged as an expert of the public expert council under the Ukrainian's parliament committee on the fight against organized crime and corruption.

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