Acting rector of the National aviation University Volodymyr Kharchenko said that during his detention he had had a hypertensive crisis, he was taken to the hospital. He said this in comments to Public radio.
“I am now in the emergency hospital. During the detention, I had a hypertensive crisis, I was taken to the hospital,” – said Kharchenko.
He claims that the charges against him is a provocation. According to him, so the enemies want to take revenge on him for what he “led anti-corruption activities”. “About the fact that I extorted and something took is a provocation. I’m a proponent of anti-corruption activities at the National aviation University, did everything to cover the corrupt channels,” says the suspect.
Kharchenko also said that his detention is allegedly connected with the housing buildings on campus.
In addition, according to the acting rector, now in Nov is a rivalry for the post of rector. “I was trying to neutralize, so I did not participate in the election campaign for the position of rector, continued to fight the corruption that took place,” he says.
Earlier today the head of the SBU reported to the President about the detention of the acting rector of NAU during receiving a bribe in the amount of €170 thousand
As explained later in NABOO, the detainee demanded 5 million UAH (€170 thousand) and an additional $50 thousand for the smooth resumption of the posts by the court of former employees of the University and the signing of decrees about their appointment.