SAPO Prosecutors have filed an indictment to the High Anti-Corruption Court against the Head of one of the regional state administrations and an official of the same executive body. Both are accused of receiving an improper advantage in a particularly large amount. The actions of the accused fall under Part 4 Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (acceptance of an offer, promise, or receipt of illegal benefit by an official).
The Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) completed a pre-trial investigation of the criminal proceeding as of the facts of receiving an improper advantage by the Head of one of the Regional State Administrations (RSA) (equivalent to the Governor) and to the official of the RSA. On November 11, 2019, suspects and the defense had been granted with access to criminal proceeding for review. They actions are qualified under Part 4 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.