Glavred «Strenia» of the Igor Guzhva was arrested for two months

© Photo : RIA Novosti/Andrey Lebensbereichen Ukrainian the Internet-editions Stranaya Igor GuzhvaGlavred «Strenia» of the Igor Guzhva was arrested for two months© Photo : RIA Novosti/Andrei Lubensky

A court in Kiev arrested with the possibility of bail in 544 thousand UAH (about 21 thousand dollars), the editor of the Ukrainian edition «Strenia» of the Igor Guzhva, who is suspected of extortion, said on Saturday the press Secretary of the Prosecutor’s office of Kiev Hope the maximes.

«The court found the reasonable suspicion and granted the request of the public Prosecutor about election of a measure of restraint in the form of detention to determine the size of the Deposit 544 thousand UAH», — said the maximes of the TV channel «112 Ukraine». Also maksimets said that the court arrested Guzhva for two months.

Earlier Guzhva was detained in Kiev on suspicion that extorted money from the Deputy of the Radical party Dmitry Linko. According to police, the journalist demanded 20 thousand dollars and got half of them for placement of incriminating material on politics, the Prosecutor General announced the availability of video and audiocasettes. Guzhva said the case against him planned provocation.