On November 29, 2018, the indictment as of the former Head of the State Enterprise (SE) "Lutsk Сombine of Bakeries #2" and the Head of the elevator of the same SE was sent to court. The abovementioned persons are accused of committing a crime under Part 5 Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine ("Misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property").
The investigation revealed that in November 2013 the Public Joint-Stock Company (PJSC) "Agrarian Fund" (100% state-owned) transferred the grain to the responsible storage to the SE "Lutsk Сombine of Bakeries #2". The Head of the SE, without the consent of the owner of the grain, decided to ship it to the commercial structures without payment. During the period of February-June 2014, more than 26 thousand tons of grain, which was owned by the PJSC "Agrarian Fund", was removed from the elevator of the SE "Lutsk Сombine of Bakeries #2". As a result of such actions the SE suffered losses in the amount of more than 56 million UAH.
The NABU Detectives started the pre-trial investigation of the abovementioned facts in October 2016.
The former Head of the SE was given a notice of suspicion in December 2017.
In July 2018, the NABU Detectives completed the pre-trial investigation, the defense was granted with access to the materials of the criminal proceedings for review.
According to Article 62 of the Constitution of Ukraine a person is considered not-guilty in commission of crime and cannot be a subject to criminal punishment, until he or she is found guilty by the court.