MoD gets USD 5 million seized in NABU, SAPO case

09.09.2022 00:00

On the initiative of NABU and SAPO, the Defence Intelligence of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine received USD 5 million seized as part of the investigation into the former minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine.The High Anti-Corruption Court satisfied the request of the prosecutor to lift the seizure of these funds and obliged NABU to direct the money to boost Ukraine's defense capacity.

As previously reported, the former minister is suspected of embezzling the funds of the Agrarian Fund of Ukraine, which were allocated for the purchase of granulated sugar.

Overall, in the first half of 2022, almost UAH 460 million in bail and seized assets in the NABU and SAPO cases were directed to the Armed Forces.