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 "Everything’s done in a legal way," – Interior Minister Avakov’s son shows his tracking device. PHOTO

Oleksandr Avakov, a person of interest in the ‘backpacks case’, son of Interior Minister Arsen Avakov confirms that he wears a tracking device in line with the pretrial restriction imposed on him.

The son of Ukraine's senior official wrote on Facebook, Censor.NET reports.

"Everything's done in a legal way. The same way I am going to prove the absurdity of these politically charged allegations!" he wrote and posted a picture.

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Nov. 1, the court released Oleksandr Avakov on his own recognizance.


Oct. 31, the NABU carried out searches at the premises owned by Interior Minister Arsen Avakov's son Oleksandr and detained three individuals including former deputy interior minister and Oleksandr Avakov on embezzlement charges.

The hidden camera footage published last February showed a person looking like Interior Minister Arsen Avakov's son Oleksandr and a person who looked like former Deputy Interior Minister Serhii Chebotar discussing supply of a batch of backpacks for the law enforcement agency detachments at an inflated price.

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The footage of conversation was dated December 2014 while the Ministry of Internal Affairs actually purchased backpacks for 16.5 million hryvnia as early as in February 2015.

Interior Minister Avakov refuted all allegations of his family members' involvement in the procurement of backpacks.

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine brought charges against two persons of interest in the so-called 'backpacks case'.








 
 
 
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