Former First Deputy Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council Oleh Gladkovsky tried to leave the country, but he was detained by employees of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau, 112.ua reports.
"Gladkovsky just tried to fly out of the country, but he was not allowed to. He went to a restaurant on the Boryspil highway, where the National Anti-Corruption Bureau detained him," the journalist said.
As we reported earlier, on February 25, journalist investigations Bihus.Info, Nashi Hroshi program alleged that Ihor Gladkovsky, the son of Poroshenko's close ally Oleh Gladkovsky, deputy secretary of the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC), organized a corruption scheme to smuggle spare military-equipment parts from Russia in 2015.
State defense facilities purchased the smuggled spare parts from private companies linked to Gladkovsky and his friends at highly inflated prices. Ukroboronprom state concern knew the origin of the smuggled parts but agreed to purchase them.
Ihor Gladkovsky, along with Vitaliy Zhukov and Andriy Rogoza were supplying smuggled Russian components and components from the Ukrainian military units through straw companies at prices 2-4 times higher than market ones.