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Prime Minister calls on Verkhovna Rada to back Government's proposals to confront crime within the country
21.09.2016 | 14:40

The Government calls on the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine to support the proposal to raise the pay for employees of Criminal Investigation Department and to increase liability for committing crimes against person. This was stated by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman during the plenary session of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on Wednesday.

The Prime Minister noted that the Government had included into the topmost list of activities an effective action to combat banditry, robbery, rape, theft, carjack.

"Together with the Minister of Internal Affairs, Head of the National police, we have elaborated a set of measures that will allow us to secure efficiency of the Criminal Investigation Department of Ukraine and, first, to pay these fellows, usual police investigators, decent wages and to enable them to effectively perform their duties and fight against crime", said Volodymyr Groysman.

In addition, it is crucial to raise responsibility for robbery, theft, assault and other serious crimes. In this context, there require changes certain laws recently adopted by the Parliament, said the Head of Government. "I think this is a mistake that all of us must correct", he said.

"We are looking forward to the Ukrainian Parliament to support these initiatives, and we will soon change this law, as the one who kills, rapes, robs must be imprisoned", said the Prime Minister.


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