Head of the Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office (SAP) Nazar Holodnitsky ordered National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) to check the legitimacy of purchase of luxury apartment by People's Deputy from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc Serhiy Leshchenko. This was reported by Holodnitsky on his Facebook page.
"I ordered NABU to verify information provided by the media, on the legality of the of purchase of luxury apartment in Kyiv by People's Deputy Serhiy Leshchenko. In the case of reveling elements of crime, all legal measures will be taken by anti-corruption agencies to bring the guilty persons to criminal responsibility," - promised the Head of SAP.
Board of directors of the political party DemAlliance alienated People's Deputy Serhiy Leshchenko from work in the governing body of the party for the whole period of NABU and NAPC inspections in this case.
As we reported earlier, a scandal burst in Ukrainian society and social media, discussing Leshchenko's income and expenses, more specifically the mismatch of income and expenses. In the center of the scandal is an apartment in the center of Ukrainian capital worth of two annual salaries of the MP.