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 Accusation against Pasishnyk sent to court, - NABU

Anti-corruption prosecutor has approved the indictment in the criminal proceedings on the fact of illegal influence by executive director, acting deputy head of the board of directors of NSJC Naftohaz Ukrainy Andrii Pasishnyk over member of Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers, former Minister of economic development and trade of Ukraine Aivaras Abromavicius with the purpose of preventing him from fulfilling his duties and to finagle an illegal decision (part 1 article 344 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).

This was announced by the press service of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine, Censor.NET informs.

As reported, the defense has familiarized itself with materials of the pre-trial investigation, thus the accusation has been sent to court.

Pasishnyk was informed of completion of the pre-trial investigation on March 28 and granted access to his materials.

Read more: Pasishnyk suspended from office pending NABU's probe into Abromavicius allegations

As reported earlier, on Feb. 24, 2016 NABU detectives registered criminal proceedings under part 1 article 34 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (interference with activities of a state official) upon the fact of illegal influence by Pasishnyk over Abromavicius between Jan. 25 and Feb. 1 with the purpose to take the post of deputy minister. On March 9 Pasishnyk was served a notice of suspicion.

Investigation of another criminal proceeding, concerning influence of a number of MPs over Economy Minister Abromavicius, initiated upon his statement, continues.

 
 
 
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