On June 15, 2021, NABU and SAPO filed an indictment regarding former Head of the Vinnytsia Oblast Road Service, who offered UAH 4.7 million of improper advantage to the Head of the Regional State Administration for amending the local budget expenditures. The actions of the accused fall under Part 3 Art. 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
As established by the NABU Detectives, the official offered an improper advantage to the Head of the Regional State Administration to settle the issue of repayment of debts from the local budget to three enterprises. These enterprises previously supplied medical equipment worth UAH 47 million to one of the municipal medical institutions in Vinnytsia Oblast.
On October 8, 2020, the NABU Detectives caught the official red-handed giving the first part of the improper advantage in the amount of UAH 200 thousand. The next day, he was served with a notice of suspicion. In April 2021, the NABU Detectives completed the investigation into the above facts.
According to Article 62 of the Constitution of Ukraine, a person is considered not-guilty in the commission of a crime and cannot be subject to criminal punishment until he or she is found guilty by court.