A court in Kyiv has allowed to track the phone’s whereabouts of the journalist Siedlce

© RIA Novosti / Stringreplace in fotoreceptori Ukrainian police in Kiev. Archival photoA court in Kyiv has allowed to track the phone’s whereabouts of the journalist Siedlce© RIA Novosti / Stringreplace the image Bank

A court in Kyiv has allowed to track the phone’s whereabouts of the chief editor of the program «Schemes» Natalie sedletska for the previous 1.5 years, but was forbidden to use any other information from her phone, the site says, «gromadske TV» («Public TV»).

Earlier, the Ukrainian media said that the Pechersk district court of Kyiv granted the prosecution access to telephone conversations, SMS-correspondence and phone’s whereabouts of the chief editor of the program «Schemes» Natalie sedletska in 17 months in the case of a likely disclosure of state secrets and data pre-trial investigation Director of the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnik. Later, the Prosecutor General’s office rejected accusations of pressure on Sedlecky.

«The Kyiv court of appeals allowed the investigators to track the phone’s location the main editor of the program of journalistic investigations «Scheme» Natalie sedletska and a half years (2016-2017). She is a witness in the case against the Director of the National anti-corruption Bureau of Artem Sytnik,» — said in the message.

As noted, at the same time the court banned law enforcement agencies to use any other information on the phone Siedlce, in particular, telephone conversations and correspondence.

«We believe that even in such a limited amount of data from the phones of journalists, still pose a threat of exposure to our sources,» quoted Sedlecky website.

In November 2017, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine opened a criminal case against rush due to the possible disclosure of the investigation data and state secrets. In the Internet appeared the record on which the man with the voice like the voice of rush, explains the details of investigation of criminal cases, which in Ukraine are considered resonant.

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