On Friday, May 20, the Solomenskiy district court of Kyiv has chosen a preventive measure for the deputy prosecutor of Kyiv region in form of 2-month temporary custody with an alternative 5,5 million UAH bail.
The official is suspected of abuse of office - embezzlement of sugar valued at more than 300 million UAH stored at the state special budgetary institution “Agrarian fund” in Cherkasy region (Part 2 of the Article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).
If found guilty by the court, the deputy prosecutor may face imprisonment from 3 to 6 years with disqualification to hold certain positions or to be engaged in certain activities for up to three years.
The pre-trial investigation is in progress.
It should be reminded that on May 18 the NABU detectives in cooperation with the SAPO prosecutors took into custody the deputy prosecutor of Kyiv region.
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