The Draft Law № 6232 on amendments to the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine, adopted by Ukrainian Parliament in second reading on October 3, contains a number of contradictions that may paralyze the work of investigatory authorities in case the amendments to the Code come into force.
On September 8, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) detained three persons on suspicion of 40 million UAH public funds embezzlement of the State Enterprise (SE) EuroAmmonia (Ukrchimtransamiak).
The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) finished the pre-trial investigation as of the Chairman and a Member of the Accounting Chamber of Ukraine. The suspects and the defense are provided with access to the documents of the pre-trial investigation. The Chairman of the Accounting Chamber of Ukraine is suspected of committing a crime under the Part 2 Article 28, Part 2 Article 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine («Abuse of authority or office»).
On January 4, 2017, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of the Anti-corruption prosecutors finished pre-trial investigation of the organized group’s case whose members attempted an appropriation of funds of the State Enterprise «State Design Institute «Zaporizhtsyvilproekt» (falls within the scope of management of the Ministry of Regional Development, Construction and Housing and Communal Services of Ukraine) in the amount of more than 18 million UAH.
On December 19, 2016, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Anti-corruption prosecutors finished the pre-trial investigation of the criminal proceeding as of the facts of the Acting Chancellor of the National Aviation University (NAU) allegedly receiving improper advantage in the amount of 100 thousand EUR .