Prosecutors asking for arrest or 75+ million bail for Pavlovskyi


First deputy of NSDC secretary Oleh Hladkovskyi will also be interviewed during Thursday hearing in the case of large-scale embezzlement against Deputy Defense Minister Ihor Pavlovskyi.

Censor.NET correspondent reports from the court room.

The defense asked to interview Hladkovskyi. The official is present in the court and awaiting in the hallway.

The motion says that in 2016, fuel procurement by the Defense Ministry was conducted at unreasonably high prices. The state budget suffered damages in amount of 149 million hryvnia ($5.56 million).

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On Oct. 11, 2017 NABU detectives together with SAP prosecutors conducted a number of raids that resulted in detention of two people suspected of embezzlement: deputy defense minister and director of State Procurement and Material Supplies Department. Later, it was reported that the detained deputy minister of defense is Lieutenant General Ihor Pavlovskyi.

Head of Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAP) Nazar Kholodnytskyi told a briefing later that the prosecutors will ask for arrest and a bail in amount of one third of the damage inflicted, i.e. 149 million hryvnia.Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n459033