Defendant in “gas business Onishchenko” was arrested with the right to bail of 10 million UAH

The National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) confirmed that the Solomensky district court of Kiev chose to the accused by the so-called “gas case Onishchenko” Valery Lean measure in the form of detention for a period of 2 months with the alternative collateral in the amount of 10 million UAH.

As reports on Saturday a press-service of the Bureau, the detectives NAB and prosecutors SAP Friday, June 16, reported about suspicion to the person involved so-called “gas case” the detained anti-corruption bodies at midnight of the same day. The person was notified of suspicion in committing a crime, qualified according to part 5 article 191 (assignment, waste of property or mastering by it by abuse of official position in especially large sizes) the Criminal code of Ukraine.
“The notice occurred within investigation of criminal proceedings upon assignment of gas condensate, produced at PJSC “Ukrgazvydobuvannya”, -have informed in NABOO.

The Bureau reported that on the same day, 16 June, the Solomianskyi district court of Kiev chose to the accused in the “gas case” measure of restraint in form of detention with alternative collateral to 10 million UAH, although the SAP prosecutors requested bail of 50 million UAH.
In the message a press-services of the EMB does not specify the name of the arrested were, however, noted that the defendant in the so-called “gas case” at midnight of June 16 out of Lukyanovka jail after he expired his detention, and the panel of judges in this matter within 15 days from the moment of submitting the indictment to the court did not decide the issue of extension of the validity of the measure. The same day he was detained in the investigation of another criminal proceedings.

According to the media, we are talking about Valerie Lean, which in the night of Friday, June 16, was released from prison lukianivka since expired his detention on suspicion. “However, at midnight it once again detained by the special forces of the National anti-corruption Bureau under the new suspicion,” according to “Gromadska”.

As reported, the case concerning the eight members of the so-called “gas business Onishchenko” was sent to the Solomensky regional court of Kiev on may 30. One of the members of the criminal organization, accused of theft of gas, PJSC “Ukrgazvydobuvannya” Lean, the role of the organizer in part of a criminal organization.

MP Oleksandr Onishchenko suspected law enforcement agencies of Ukraine in the organization of schemes of embezzlement of funds in the extraction and sale of natural gas in the framework of joint operation agreements with PJSC “Ukrgazvydobuvannya”, which was caused to the state damage for the sum about 3 billion UAH. The SBU also announced the beginning of a pretrial investigation in respect of Onishchenko on the grounds of high treason.

The Verkhovna Rada gave consent to bringing him to justice, detention and arrest of July 5, 2016. However, on the eve of the vote, taking advantage of the status of MP, Onishchenko left the territory of the state. It was declared a national red alert on 8 August 2016.