NABU exposed 50 million UAH scheme of public land embezzlement

26.05.2016 16:24

On Wednesday, May 25, the NABU detectives in cooperation with prosecutors of the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office (SAPO) and officers of the National Police Economic Defense Department took into custody three participants of the corruption scheme of 50 million UAH public land embezzlement.

A former head of Brovarsky Region State Service of Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre, a director of land management organization and a head of one of the local horticultural societies are among the detainees. 

The above-mentioned people are suspected of embezzlement of more than 20 hectares of public land located in investment-attractive parts of Kyiv region (Part 2 of Article 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine). Market value of these tracts of land exceeds 50 million UAH.

So far the detainees have been given a notice of suspicion, the procedural documents to choose a preventive measure are being prepared. 
The pre-trial investigation is in progress; actions are being taken in order to identify other members of the corruption scheme. 
 

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