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 PGO handed over case of ex-minister Zlochevskyi to Anti-Corruption Bureau, - MP Leshchenko

The Prosecutor General's Office has referred the case filed against former Minister of Environment Mykola Zlochevskyi to the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine.

This is stated in the response of the Prosecutor General's Office to the request filed by MP from the Petro Poroshenko Bloc Sergei Leshchenko, Censor.NET informs citing the press service of the party.

"The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine ... has referred the criminal proceedings filed against Mykola Zlochevskyi on Aug. 5, 2015 under suspicion of commission of a criminal offense punished by Part 3 of the Article 368-2 (illicit enrichment) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, and on March 27, 2014, to the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) in accordance with the jurisdiction to address the issue of the organization of further pre-trial investigation," the document reads.

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It should be reminded that two criminal proceedings were initiated against Mykola Zlochevskyi for abuse of office, embezzlement of public funds and illicit enrichment.

He faces 5 to 10 years of imprisonment with deprivation of the right to hold certain positions or exercise certain activity for up to three years with confiscation of property.

 
 
 
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