The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) completed a pre-trial investigation of the criminal proceeding as of the facts of offering USD 100 thousand of improper advantage to the NABU Detective. On June 17, 2020, the indictment as of abovementioned person was sent to court. The actions of the suspect are qualified under Part 3 Article 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The investigation revealed that the Director proposed an improper advantage to the NABU Detective for the decision-making to terminate criminal proceeding as of the illegal alienation of large amounts of untreated property of the SE in the form of timber and the sale of timber at reduced prices to the benefit of private entities controlled by him.
On October 30, 2019, the SE Director was detained.
The NABU Detectives started a pre-trial investigation as of abovementioned facts in October 2019 and completed in April 2020.
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.