Indictment in case of ex-Infrastructure Minister Omelyan delivered at Anti-Corruption Court

The next session will take place at 10:00 a.m. on October 28, 2019
17:49, 21 October 2019

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The prosecutor in Supreme Anti-Corruption Court delivered the indictment in case of ex-Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan as the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) reported.

“On Monday, October 21, 2019, the SAPO prosecutor in the Anti-Corruption Court at regular court session delivered the indictment in the criminal proceeding in accusation of former Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine of the declaration of the false information,” the message said.

It is noted that the next session will take place at 10:00 a.m. on October 28, 2019.

Omelyan was appointed at the post of the Infrastructure Minister at the government of Volodymyr Groysman on April 14, 2016.

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Earlier,  Ukraine’s Anti-Corruption Bureau informed Infrastructure Minister Omelyan of suspected illicit enrichment.

NABU representatives stated that from January 1, 2000, to April 26, 2018 Omelyan received $77,500 of official income. At least $123,214 were at his expenses within the period from 2008 till April 26, 2015.

Later, NABU detectives claimed that the crimes of Omelyan are not grave so they will demand to choose the restrictive measure for the minister in the form of bail in the sum of almost $179,000.

On September 19, 2018, Solomianskyi District Court of Kyiv arrested the property of Volodymyr Omelyan.

In April 2019, the court closed the case on illicit enrichment against Infrastructure Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Omelyan. The court made such decision as the Constitutional Court of Ukraine recognized the article of the Criminal Code on the illicit enrichment unconstitutional.



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