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  2015

 Court detained suspect in embezzlement of PGO's funds Kruk for two months

Judge of the Pechersk district court of Kyiv Pysanets decided to arrest Borys Kruk suspected of embezzlement of public funds during the repair of the Prosecutor General's Office.

Correspondent of Censor.NET reports.

The judge granted the prosecutor's presentation of the detention of Borys Kruk suspected of embezzlement of public funds during the repair of the Prosecutor General's Office.

Read more: Law enforcers detain son of ex-MP Kruk, involved in money laundering by Pshonka, - PGO

The judge provided an opportunity to make a bail of 30 million hryvnia at a closed session of the Pechersk district court of Kyiv.

According to lawyer Horbatenko, the defense intends to challenge the decision. The lawyers plan to file an appeal on June 29.

According to Censor.NET, Kruk said at the hearing that Artem Pshonka, son of ex-Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Pshonka, asked him to find a construction company with a license.

The trial was held behind closed doors after the prosecution asked the judge to prohibit video fixation of the meeting, while the attorneys argued for a public meeting mode.

See more: Gift from Putin's security agency found on detained former Kurchenko's fund manager, - Main Military Prosecutor. PHOTOS

As it was reported earlier, Borys Kruk has been charged with aiding and abetting in money laundering by the ex-prosecutor general.

According to the investigators, former Prosecutor General Pshonka unlawfully seized 69 million hryvnia over 2010-2014 by signing of a contract for repair works with fictitious companies.

Borys Kruk is the son of former MP Yurii Kruk who voted for the "laws of Jan. 16" in 2014.



 
 
 
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