Ex-Head of the National Guard Yury Allerov is arrested for 60 days with a right for a bail in the sum of $181,615. He is suspected in the embezzlement of $5 million during the construction of the accommodation for the military as Hromadske reported.
“Yury Allerov suspected by the NABU in the embezzlement of the National Guard’s property, was arrested for two months with a right for a bail in the sum of $181,615,” the message said.
The lawyers of Allerov stated that the suspicion is ungrounded and their client did not get the profit. The prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) noted that his daughter, who currently lives in Russia, got the profit. Allerov stated that his case is politically motivated.
“The actions of Allerov and Director-General of Ukrbud were qualified as appropriation, embezzlement and acquisition by abuse of power in especially big amounts or organized group,” the message said.
Earlier, Yuriy Allerov was detained by the detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau. He is accused of the case tied with the embezzlement of $5 million during the construction of the houses for the Ukrainian military. On May 14, Allerov and another two detainees, the representatives of Ukrbud, were notified about suspicion.
According to the investigation, Allerov’s daughter has dual citizenship – Ukrainian and Russian and she mostly lives in Moscow.
“According to the investigation, the daughter of Allerov has residence and family in Moscow. Besides, Allerov’s wife visited Moscow repeatedly,” the SAPO prosecutor noted.
On May 7, Allerov was dismissed from the position of the Commander of the National Guard by the order of President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. Mykola Balan was appointed as acting commander.
Yury Allerov has been heading the National Guard since December 30, 2015, until May 7, 2019.