Attempted bribery for a post in NABU: sentenced ex-prosecutor detained

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.


Court sentenced one of the accused in the Severodonetsky City Court case up to 3 years’ imprisonment

The Rubizhanskyi City Court of Luhansk Region found Alikhman Akhmedov guilty of committing a crime under Part 2 Article 349-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine and sentenced him to three years' imprisonment. He was an intermediary in the case of receiving an improper advantage by a judge of the Severodonetsky City Court of the Luhansk Region. The court decision came into force on September 1, 2017.