“Hands cut off”. Poroshenko reacted to the detention in the case of theft of the millions in the army

President Petro Poroshenko commented on the detention of Deputy Minister of defense Igor Pavlovsky and Director of the Department of procurement and supplies, Ministry of defense Vladimir Gulevich.

“I will not allow anyone to steal in the army. Those who will steal in the army, his hands cut off” – quoted by his press service head of state.

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He stressed that the army is his personal concern.

“Instead of running on the television screens and to engage in politicking, the only thing I expect from anyone who has information on corruption – immediate transmission to law enforcement authorities, including the NEB. This is the right citizenship”, – said the President.

He called for the investigation in the shortest possible time, then pass the case to the court.

“I hope that in no time the society will receive full information of what and how happened. Because Pawlowski, I think, was head of sector “M”, when it was very difficult in Mariupol. He took an active part in the antiterrorist operation. Should make a very transparent and effective investigation. The perpetrator is brought to justice. Not guilty – there was nothing to begin” – said Poroshenko.

As a reminder, October 11, 2017 detectives NAB of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of prosecutors of SAP carried out a number of searches, in which on suspicion of involvement in the crime at the time of purchase of fuel detained two officials of the defense Ministry. Pre-judicial investigation on these facts the detectives NAB began in September of 2016.

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Detained the Deputy Minister of defence Stepan Poltorak and Igor Pavlovsky, Director of the procurement Department Vladimir Gulic. The investigation revealed that employees of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine by previous concert with representatives of commercial enterprises agreed to purchase fuel at unreasonably high price, which led to the embezzlement of public funds in the amount of more than 149 million.