The specialized anti-corruption prosecution appeals to the appeal chamber of the Supreme Anti-corruption Court of the decision of the investigating judge, who was refused to apply the preventive measure in the form of detention in the former deputy and former president of Ukrbud Maxim Mikitas.
This is reported by the SAP press service on Facebook.
“The anti-corruption prosecutor’s office is appealing the decision of the investigating judge of the Higher Anti-Corruption Court, who was refused to ask the suspect if he took possession of the apartments of the national guard, namely the former deputy, of the preventive measures in the form of detention without possibility of release on bail, “the statement said. message.
The prosecutor’s office recalled that on 3 April, the VAKS investigating judge partially granted the prosecutor’s request and, due to Mikitas’ breach of procedural obligations, decided to recover 80 million UAH from him as government revenue. At the same time, the judge decided to apply a new preventive measure to the suspect – in the form of a security deposit in the amount of 100 million hryvnias with assignment of the corresponding functions.
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By court order, the suspect must pay the full amount of the bond within five days. However, the former people’s deputy did not respect the court’s decision.
Despite this, the SAP prosecutor appealed to the court to ask him to apply a more restrictive coercion to the suspect.
At a meeting on April 20, 2020, the VAKS investigating judge refused to allow the SAS prosecutor to grant the request. At the same time, SAP has said it will appeal the decision in the near future.
As noted, the ex-president of “Ukrbudu” Mikitsa is suspected of embezzlement of National Guard property.
According to investigators, the Ukrainian National Guard and developer Ukrbud reached an agreement that a residential complex should be built on the territory of the former military unit.
At the same time, the National Guard was supposed to get there 50 apartments and 30 parking spaces. However, in 2016-2017, the parties concluded additional agreements under which the National Guard refused apartments and parking spaces in Pechersk in exchange for 65 apartments in a house on the outskirts of Kiev. As the review established, the cost of apartments on the outskirts is 81,635,448 UAH lower than that in which the apartments in Pechersk were valued.
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On October 4, 2019, the WAKS panel of judges elected Mikitas a preventive measure in the form of an arrest with the right to pay a deposit of 5.5 million UAH. A promise was made to him and he was released.
However, this SAP court decision appealed to the WAKS Appeals Chamber. Finally, the court accepted the prosecution’s complaint concerning the increase in the bail and chose Mikitas as a preventive measure in the form of an arrest with the right to post bail in the amount of 80 million UAH. After that, Mikitasha was arrested in the courtroom.
On October 25, 80 million UAH were pledged for Mikitas. Under the terms of the preventive measure, Mikitas was required to wear an electronic bracelet, hand over his passport and report to the investigator on request and not communicate with witnesses to his case.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru