Three more officials-falsifiers were unmasked in the Nikolayev region
A criminal case has been instituted in the Nikolayev region in connection with the crimes envisaged by part 1 of Article 364 and part 2 of Article 158 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (misuse of power or service status, illegal use of election bulletins, forgery of election documents, incorrect calculation of votes or incorrect announcement of the results of election) against two officials of the Nikolayev regional state administration and an official of the Oktiabrsky district state administration.
In November 2004, during the election of the President of Ukraine, they organized two groups consisting of the dwellers of the regional center. The groups included 33 persons, who traveled in microbuses around the Oktiabrsky district of the region and voted with false off-list tickets.
Moreover, during the conduction of the run-off election of the President of Ukraine, the head of a department of the Nikolayev regional state administration organized falsification of the results of the election at nine election stations of territorial election circuit No. 133 with false off-list tickets, for which the drivers and transport of the Vradivsky district state administration were used.
In connection with the latter fact the criminal case has been instituted after the crime envisaged by part 2 of Article 158 of the CC of Ukraine.
PR-department of the Ministry of Interior of Ukraine
7 June 2005, 11:13