Former Prosecutor of the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine Oleksandr Matiushko, sentenced by the High Anti-corruption Court to two years in prison for a proposal of USD 10 thousand for a post in NABU, has been detained today by Detectives. He has been taken to a pre-trial detention center pending his transfer to a penal colony. As previously reported, the ex-prosecutor was declared wanted as he evaded serving his sentence after the HAAC verdict came into force in early February 2021.
The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAPO) informed the prosecutor of the Department for Supervision in Criminal Proceedings of the General Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine (GPO) on the completion of the pre-trial investigation. The abovementioned prosecutor is suspected of committing a crime as of the facts of receiving 15 thousand USD of improper advantage. On December 20, 2018, the suspect and the defence had been granted with access to criminal proceeding for review.
On Friday, May 20, the Solomenskiy district court of Kyiv has chosen a preventive measure for the deputy prosecutor of Kyiv region in form of 2-month temporary custody with an alternative 5,5 million UAH bail.
As a result of searches in Kherson, the NABU detectives have exposed a prosecutor of the Kherson local prosecutor`s office who solicited 30, 000 USD of improper advantage and received a 25,000 USD bribe for affecting the officials` decision to close criminal proceedings.
On Wednesday, May 18, the detectives of the National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine in cooperation with prosecutors of Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor Office (SAPO) have taken into custody the Deputy Prosecutor of Kyiv region.
The National Anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine in collaboration with the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office started to bring criminal proceedings before court, starting with the proceedings on exposing judges of obtaining improper advantage. Artem Sytnyk spoke of this in his appearance on the Channel 24 show “Livy bereh”