On June 15, detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), together with the officers of the Counter-intelligence Service of the Security Service of Ukraine, detained a likely accomplice to the people’s deputy of Odesa Regional Council, who is suspected of offering an unlawful benefit of 500,000 dollars to a NABU investigator. This was stated in the report of the organization.
Pechersk District Court of Kyiv on June 16, at the request of the investigators of the General Prosecutor's Office, selected a suspected preventive measure in the form of detention with an alternative of 2 million dollars bail.
As it was reported earlier, on June 7, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine voted for the law on the establishment of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court. The decision was supported by 315 deputies.
The Verkhovna Rada supported in the first reading the presidential bill number 7440 on the Anti-Corruption Court on March 1. The law on Supreme Anti-corruption court (SACC) has come into force in Ukraine on June 14. The law obliges to form the Anti-corruption court within a year that should consist of at least 35 judges, 10 of which are representatives of the Appeal Chamber. The document offers the president to submit the draft law on the creation of the new court to the Verkhovna Rada.
During the month after the appointment of 35 judges, the senior of them should call a meeting at which they will determine the date of the beginning of the court’s work and solve the organizational matters.