Controversial ex-MP Martynenko lost courts abroad

In Switzerland, the former people’s Deputy Mykola Martynenko lost to the courts, which tried to block the transfer of the Ukrainian investigation of the data about his accounts, where probably listed bribes. About it reports TV Channel 24 with reference to the German edition of DW.

It is reported that a Panamanian company, to Swiss Bank accounts which were received of possible bribes Martynenko, pleaded with the Prosecutor’s office of Switzerland. Information on the accounts asked the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine. It suspects that the funds were bribes, intended by the Ukrainian deputies and officials in connection with the delivery of equipment for Ukrainian nuclear power plants.

According to the publication, on 28 June the Swiss Federal Supreme court issued a final decision: to reject the demands of the MP. Thus, the investigation may gain new momentum.

Now the ex-MP on the loose, the court released him on bail of several MPs and Ministers. Himself Martynenko denies all charges.

Earlier it was reported that the court arrested Martynenko shares in three companies.

We will remind, in the evening of 19 April was detained by representatives of NABU, the former people’s Deputy from “popular front” Mykola Martynenko.

The head of the Special anti-corruption Prosecutor Nazar Golodnitsky reported that the ex-MP accused of embezzlement of funds of the SE “Eastern mining and processing plant” in the amount of 17.28 million dollars. Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office during trial regarding Martynenko will insist on his arrest with the possibility of bail of 300 million hryvnia

The detainee stated that the charges against him was fabricated at the direction of the Director of NABU Artem Sytnik for PR purposes and to divert attention from the failures of the Bureau.