National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) made a report of suspected illicit enrichment for Pavlo Demchyna, First Deputy Chairman of SBU, who heads the anti-corruption department, as Ukrainian News report.
In particular, the news agency reports that Demchyna himself wrote it in the statement on NABU’s officers illegal activity and sent it to Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko and SAP Head Nazar Kholodnytskiy.
Demchyna mentions in the statement that an 18-month term of the investigation of the criminal proceedings against him expired on September 10 and had to be closed.
“To avoid closing of the criminal proceeding, Yandyuk, Chief Investigator in NABU, composed a message on suspicion of commission of a crime (illicit enrichment). Criminal Code provides punishment for this crime in the form of 10-15 years behind bars. The document was passed to SAP on this day,” the statement says.
Reportedly, NABU began prosecution of First Deputy Head of SBU Demchyna on March 10, 2017. Data from the journalist investigation was the reason to open the proceeding.
The journalists of Slidstvo.Info stated that Demchyna’s common-law wife, with whom he has three children, owns luxury cars and lives in a luxury country retreat. The 2015 declaration says that he does not have his own apartment, car, savings and officially lives in SBU departmental dorm.