A suspect in the infamous Gas case has been detained at a roadblock after hiding for six years in russia. As a member of a criminal organization, he left Ukraine in 2016 and has been wanted ever since. He returned to Ukraine bypassing border checkpoints and used conspiracy measures to avoid detention.
NABU has completed an investigation into the embezzlement of natural gas of state-owned Naftogaz of Ukraine NJSC worth more than UAH 729.8 million.
On May 30, 2017, the indictment against eight suspects involved in the so-called "Onyshchenko’s gas scheme" was sent to the Solomiansky District Court of Kyiv. During the last three months, the suspects and their defense were reviewing the files of the pre-trial investigation. On May 25, 2017, the review term prescribed by the court ended.