Ex Prime Minister of Ukraine Yulia Tymoshenko has a status of witness in the criminal case of murder of lawmaker Yevgeniy Shcherban.

According to an UNIAN correspondent, Prosecutor General Victor Pshonka said this at press conference in Kyiv.

“In this situation, if there are investigation actions towards Tymoshenko, she is in status of a witness”, - he said.

According to the words of the Prosecutor General, investigation of the case of Y. Shcherban has not been stopped for all 17 years from the moment of the murder.