Odesa Region

12.08.2021 00:00

NABU, SAPO take Odesa region National Police corruption case to court

On Aug. 12, 2021, NABU and SAPO sent an indictment against the former Head of the National Police in Odesa region (from September 2016 to April 2019), his ex-deputy and two heads of private companies to court. All four are accused of illegally seizing a large batch of tobacco products previously withdrawn from illicit trafficking. Their actions fall under Part 5 Art. 191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine ("misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by abuse of official post").