Began consideration of the merits of the petition for election measures of restraint.

The investigator-judge of the Solomyansky district court of Kiev Alexander Bobrovnik began consideration of the merits of the petition of the Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office of election of a measure of restraint ex-to the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Mykola Martynenko.

The defense Martynenko beginning of the announcement of motions court.

As reported, the Solomensky district court is considering today the request of prosecutors Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor about election of a preventive measure Martynenko, first Deputy Chairman of “Naftogaz of Ukraine” Sergey Fracture.

Both of them April 20, detained the detectives NAB on suspicion of forming a criminal organisation and embezzlement of property by abuse of official position. The arrest took place in the investigation of the case against the SE “Eastern mining and processing plant” and the losses of PJSC “Odessa port plant” in the amount of 205 mln.

Earlier today during a court session, the defense made an objection to the investigating judge of Solomensky district court of Kiev Alexander Bobrivnyk. The lawyers of the detainees have expressed doubts about the impartiality of this judge, but the court did not find grounds for satisfaction of this request.