State Bureau of Investigations looks into embezzlement cases in defense sector

19:42, 12 March 2019

The State Bureau of Investigations has been looking into a possible bribetaking by the law enforcers. They were offered money for closing cases related to the embezzlement in the defense sector of Ukraine. Olga Varchenko, the first deputy of the Bureau director said that, adding that the pre-trial investigation is underway.

If the suspected officials' guilt is proven, they could face up to 10 years in prison with their property confiscated. As is known, Bihus.Info initiative released the results of the investigation. It appeared that the law enforcers were offered bribes in exchange for ignoring the violations during the supplies of military equipment to factories.