“Currently, on the appeal of the prosecutor’s office of Dnipropetrovsk region the restrictive measure is chosen for the mentioned official in the form of detention with the possibility of bail in the sum of $24.000,” the message said.
Earlier, the border guards detained Deputy Mayor of Dnipro Mykhailo Lysenko at Kharkiv Airport. Earlier, he was handed the suspicion in absentia as the official was abroad.
According to the investigation, Lysenko along with other officials of the city council and enterprise-supplier are suspected in the embezzlement of $1.172 million of state funds during the construction of the new bridge in Dnipro.
Earlier, the NABU, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine filed the notice of suspicion against Dmytro Bilotserkivets, Kyiv Deputy Mayor. He is charged with filing unreliable information.