The Pecherskyi District Court of Kyiv has ordered detention as a measure of preventive punishment for Oleksandr Lavrynovych, the former justice minister, within the case on usurpation of powers by then president Viktor Yanukovych through illegal return of the Constitution of 1996 in 2010. The court made this decision on Friday, Ukrainian News Agency reports. The Pecherskyi District Court satisfied the motion of prosecutors. As Ukrainian News Agency earlier reported, Lavrynovych has denied involvement in usurpation of power by former President Viktor Yanukovych through illegal reintroduction of the 1996 Ukrainian Constitution in 2010. The Prosecutor General's Office has served Yanukovych and Lavrynovych with suspicion of seizing power in Ukraine by illegally reintroducing the 1996 Ukrainian Constitution in 2010.