A correspondent for 112 Ukraine TV channel reports from the courthouse, Censor.NET informs.
"Solomianskyi district court of Kyiv ruled 60 days in remand prison or 124,000 hryvnia in bail for Olena Polishchuk. The suspect herself denies any wrongdoing," the reporter said.
"The prosecution requested 60 days of pretrial custody or a bail. They insist that their accusation is justified. Since there is a risk that she can either leave the country or interfere with the witnesses, they have requested to impose the toughest restrictions possible against her. However, the defense demands Olena Polishchuk's release due to procedural irregularities. The lawyers also claim that the whole case is trumped-up. The common-law husband of Olena Polishchuk, who is also in the courtroom, is willing to bail her out," the journalist said.
Earlier, the law enforcers caught the chief of a department of the Agrarian Policy and Food Ministry red-handed while accepting a bribe. The official was extorting $150,000 from a businessman for furthering a winning in a tender for purchase of a state agricultural enterprise.
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