The Sixth Appeal Court of Kyiv recognized the decision of the Cabinet of Minister on the dismissal of former chair of State Fiscal Service Roman Nasirov as illegal as former MP Serhiy Leshchenko reported on Telegram.
The appeal court confirmed the decision of the District Administrative Court of Kyiv dated December 11, 2018. Then the court cancelled the regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers on the dismissal of Nasirov from the post of the State Fiscal Service chair and recognized the regulation illicit.
The court rejected the appeals of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, the State Fiscal Service of Ukraine and ex-MP Andriy Zhurzhiy.
In November 2017, the Specialized Anti-Prosecution Prosecutor's Office passed the indictment against Nasirov. The investigation found out that he was involved in corrupt acts in the gas extraction area; the case is related to the figure of Ukrainian MP Oleksandr Onyshchenko, who created a corrupt scheme.
The investigation of the said gas case by the NABU began in December 2015. According to the prosecution, the members of the criminal organization unlawfully acquired $59 million through selling natural gas over the period from January 2013 to June 2016. Ukrgazvydobuvannya company lost over $27 million as a result. The investigation established that 29 people were involved in this case. Seven of them are on the wanted list, including Onyshchenko. 12 indictments against 18 people were submitted to the court and seven of them have already been found guilty.
The court even sentenced him to 60 days in prison, but Nasirov was bailed out quickly. The sum of the bail exceeded 36,000 U.S. dollars.
The media reported that Nasirov has two passports, the Ukrainian and the British ones.