On April 22, 2021, NABU and SAPO completed an investigation in respect of the 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 case materials were disclosed to the defense for review.
According to the investigation, the official offered an improper advantage to the Head of the Regional State Administration to resolve 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.
The actions of the suspect fall under Part 3 Article 369 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
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. On October 8, 2020, he was served with a notice of suspicion.
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.