“No rats, cockroaches”: Martynenko told how he spent two nights in jail Lukyanovka

A suspect in a criminal organisation and embezzlement of ex-people’s Deputy Mykola Martynenko, whom the court released on bail, assured that in Lukyanovka jail, where he spent two nights, was normal conditions.

He stated that after completion of the hearing the Solomensky district court of Kiev, says the TV channel “112 Ukraine”.

“No rats, cockroaches, and a small camera. Uncomfortable beds, but slept well. There is a sink,” said Martynenko.

Also, the former MP said that he was ready for any measure of restraint, in particular, to return to jail.

We will remind, on April 20, detectives NABOO and SAP prosecutors arrested two people — former Deputy Mykola Martynenko and his accomplice Sergei Fracture on suspicion of forming a criminal organization and of misappropriation and embezzlement of property per SE “VostGOK” damages in the amount of 17.28 million dollars. The detainee it is reported about suspicion.

According to investigators, in 2013-2016 Martynenko, using official position, was involved in the creation of a criminal group that embezzled public funds. SE “Eastern mining and processing plant” signed a contract with the intermediary company controlled by the former MP, for the supply of uranium concentrate at inflated prices. In the NEB noted that as a result of this transaction the state was damaged by 17.28 million US dollars.

Mykola Martynenko said that the charges against him was fabricated at the direction of the Director of NABU Artem Sytnik.

On Saturday, April 22, judge Bobrovnik released former people’s Deputy Nikolay Martynenko on bail of 15 MPs and four Ministers decided to release him from custody.

The judge also ordered Martynenko to notify the court about change of residence, be on the call for investigation, to refrain from communicating with a number of individuals who appear in the suspicion, and to hand over all documents to travel abroad.

In turn, the Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office assured that he will appeal the court decision to release former MP Mykola Martynenko on bail.