On Tuesday, January 24, the High Anti-Corruption Court ordered a preventive measure in the form of detention with the alternative of bail in the amount of 805,200 hryvnias to the suspect in the case of bribery to the former Deputy Minister of Community Development, Vasyl Lozynskyi.
“The investigating judge of the Higher Anti-Corruption Court partially satisfied the request of the NABU detective and imposed a preventive measure in the form of detention with an alternative of bail in the amount of 805,200 hryvnias to the alleged accomplice in the case of providing an illegal benefit to the former deputy minister of community development,” the message reads. .
VAKS does not name the detainee. The term of detention is until March 21 inclusive.
In case of bail, the suspect is obliged to:
– to appear at every request to the investigator (detective), prosecutor and court;
– do not leave the Lviv region without the permission of the investigator (detective), prosecutor, investigating judge, court;
– notify the investigator (detective), prosecutor or court about a change of residence and work;
⁃ refrain from communication with the persons specified in the decision of the investigating judge;
– hand over to the Office of the State Migration Service in the Lviv region the passport(s) of a citizen of Ukraine for travel abroad, as well as other documents allowing the right to leave Ukraine.
The actions of the suspect are classified under articles on types of co-conspirators, acceptance of offers, promises or receipt of unlawful benefits by an official (part 5 of article 27, part 4 of article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).
It will be recalled that Censor.NET sources previously reported that NABU delayed receiving a bribe of $400,000. Acting Lozynskyi, Minister of Community and Territorial Development.
Later, the Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine confirmed that Lozynsky is suspected of embezzling budget funds, he was released.
January 24 VAKS arrested businessman Serhii Kryvyi, who is suspected of organizing the transfer of $400,000 in illegal benefits to Vasyl Lozynskyi, the former Deputy Minister of Community Development, Territories and Infrastructure. The alternative is a 100 million hryvnia deposit.
The petition against Lozynskyi is still being heard in the anti-corruption court. NABU and SAP ask to take him into custody.