Case Martynenko. Declared suspicion for the fifth suspect in corruption

Employees of the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine declared suspicion to the Director General of the company “Vostok”. This is the fifth suspect in the case of ex-people’s Deputy Nikolay Martynenko.

On the website of the “Eastern mining and processing plant” says that the CEO of the company since 2008, is Aleksandr Sorokin.

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 the misappropriation and embezzlement of property, for which GP “the East” damages in the amount of 17.28 million dollars.

According to investigators, in 2013-2016 Martynenko, using official position, had any involvement 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 from-under guards of the former people’s Deputy Nikolay Martynenko on bail of 15 MPs and four Ministers.

In turn, the Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office assured that he would appeal the court’s decision.