The Prosecutor General’s Office reported discovery of the corpse of the former deputy head of "Naftogaz" during searches in the case of "Chornomornaftogaz". This was reported by the press secretary of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, Larysa Sargan on her Facebook page.
"Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine conducted a number of searches in terms of criminal proceedings on the fact of embezzlement of funds by the state unitary enterprise "Chornomornaftogaz" a subsidiary of Ukraine's state-owned oil and gas company "Naftogaz" when purchasing floating drilling rigs. After entering one of the premises, the investigation team found dead body of a former deputy chairman of the NJSC "Naftogaz Ukraine", who probably shot from a firearm during the entry," Sargan wrote.
The investigative task force works on the scene at the moment.
Earlier, "Censor.net" edition reported that Gennady Yuryev, the ex-deputy head of "Naftogaz", involved in the case of Katsuba brothers, allegedly shot himself today during the course of an attempted arrest.
According to the newspaper, the military prosecutor's office and the SBU conducted an operation to arrest four members of the "Katsuba case". "Investigators of military prosecutor's office discovered a place where Yuryev was hiding. This morning, members of the military prosecutor's office, the Security Service, State Guard, which had a contract for the protection of the house, as well as the witnesses went into the yard of a private house, which presumably was Yuryev’s location. A shot rang out. After the tactical team broke the door, dead men was found near a remote video surveillance, presumably Gennady Yuryev. A hunting carbine was laying nearby" media reported.
The detention of three other persons of interest in the "Katsuba case" was successful according to the media.