On Wednesday, August 14, detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), together with representatives of the Special Investigation Department of the General Prosecutor's Office and the Security Service of Ukraine, detained Yuriy Grymchak, the Deputy Minister of Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs, and his assistant on a $ 480,000 bribe. The press service of the NABU reported that.
According to the anti-corruption body, Grymchak and his assistant were detained on suspicion of committing a crime under part 4 of article 190 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
"The persons specified have allegedly extorted $ 1.1 million of illegal emolument for influencing the decisions by the persons authorized to fulfill the functions of the state. They were detained "red-handed" while receiving a part of the sum in the amount of $ 480,000," the reports states.
The criminal proceeding is being investigated by a joint investigation team consisting of representatives of the NABU, Security Service of Ukraine and the Special Investigation Department of the General Prosecutor's Office.
Earlier today, Yuriy Grymchak wife, Yulia, reported a truce in the house of the deputy minister for temporarily occupied territories.