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Specialized High Court Cancels Ex-MP Lozynskyi's Parole

Specialized High Court Cancels Ex-MP Lozynskyi's Parole

The Specialized High Court for Civil and Criminal Cases has canceled the decision to grant parole to former parliamentary deputy Viktor Lozynskyi, who was convicted of murder.

Prosecutor General Yurii Lutsenko announced this in a statement on Facebook, Ukrainian News Agency reports.

According to the statement, Lozynskyi has one year, 11 months, eight days of his prison sentence left.

As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, the Specialized High Court for Civil and Criminal Cases began consideration an appeal against Lozynskyi's parole on February 28.

The Boryspil district court (Kyiv region) decided to grant parole to Lozynskyi on February 25, 2016.

The Dniprovskyi district court in Kyiv sentenced the former parliamentary deputy to 15 years in prison (effective from March 2010) in April 2011 for the murder of Kirovohrad region resident Valerii Oliinyk.

The Kyiv Appeal Court reduced Lozynskyi's jail sentence to 14 years in spring 2012.

The Specialized High Court for Civil and Criminal Cases reduced Lozynskyi's jail sentence to 10 years in March 2014.

After that, the calculated Lozynskyi's prison term in accordance with the Savchenko Law, which equates one day of pre-trial detention to two days of the main prison sentence.


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