The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) jointly with the Security Service of Ukraine exposed the General Director of a state enterprise on giving an improper advantage to the Acting Head of the State Agency of Ukraine for Exclusion Zone Management (SAUEZM). On April 27, 2020, the Head of the state-owned enterprise was given a notice of suspicion of committing a crime qualified under Part 4 Article 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (“Offer, promise, or giving improper advantage to official”).
The investigation documented that the General Director handed over the SAUEZM Acting Head UAH 210 thous. in exchange for coordinating the appointment of an annual and quarterly bonus of more than UAH 430 thous.
The Detectives of the National Bureau started an investigation of those facts in March 2020 according to the SAUEZM Acting Head appeal.
According to Part 1 Article 62 of the Constitution of Ukraine a person is considered not-guilty in commission of a crime and cannot be a subject to criminal punishment, until he or she is found guilty by the court.