On July 19, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) detained former First Deputy Director General of the State Special Design Institute (SSDI) "Titanium Institute". On the same day the Prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) gave a notice of suspicion to him on organizing a scheme that caused 1.258 million UAH damage to the "Titanium Institute".
Actions of ex-official are qualified under Part 2 Article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The investigation revealed that during 2012-2013 ex-official upon prior conspiracy with other persons ordered to transfer 1.258 million USD to foreign company (British Virgin Islands) for some services. In fact, as the investigation revealed, such services were not provided at all. These actions resulted in especially gross amount damage caused to the State.
On July 20, 2019, the Solomyansky District Court of Kyiv chose a preventive measure for the suspect in the form of a house arrest. Also he must wear electronic monitoring devices and must pass passports.
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.