Deputy defense Minister and head of the Department of public procurement and delivery of material resources of the Ministry of defense detained by employees of the NABU and the ARS according to the results of searches on suspicion of involvement in the corruption scheme of embezzlement of more than 149 million UAH for the purchase of fuel for the defense Department. About it reports a press-service of the National anti-corruption Bureau.
In the Department the names of the detainees are not called. According LIGA.net we are talking about the Deputy head of the Ministry of defense Igor Pavlovsky and the Director of the aforementioned Department Vladimir Gulevich.
According to investigators, in early 2016, the competitive bidding Committee of the defense Department organized an open bidding procedure for the purchase of liquid fuel.
By results of the auction, April 26, 2016, the Committee for 14 lots, approved for payment an offer from one of the contestants as the most cost-effective. 13 and may 18 of that year between the defense Ministry and the winning bidder was signed 14 agreements on the supply of fuel for vehicles of special purpose at the expense of budget funds totaling more than 1 billion UAH.
NABU pre-installed in June-August 2016 without any legal grounds the customer and the supplier have concluded a number of additional agreements, arbitrarily increasing the price per unit of product an average of 16% of the initial price.
“As a result of the supplier unreasonably and illegally was transferred to the budget totaling 149 million 339 thousand UAH”, – said the Bureau.
Vladimir Gulevich (photo mil.gov.ua)
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According to detectives, defense Ministry officials on preliminary arrangement with representatives of commercial enterprises have committed an offense under part 5 of article 191 of the criminal code (assignment, waste of property or taking to them by abuse of official position).
“Now the detectives Bureau and prosecutors SAP arrested two alleged members of a crime – the Deputy Minister of defense and the Director of the Department of public procurement and delivery of material resources of the Ministry of defense. The issue of the communication of the suspicion of election as the detainee of a measure of restraint and establishing other partners”, – stated in the message.
Pre-trial investigation according to the facts of NABOO beginning in September 2016.
Ukrainian Pravda, citing sources in the Bureau reports that in the corruption scheme listed company Treyd Commodity, which, according to some, bound the people’s Deputy from Blok Petro Poroshenko Alexander Granovsky.
“There are the ears of Mr. Granovsky. Details later”, – said media source in the NAB.
22 September 2017, the defense Ministry said that in the current year spent on purchase of medicines and payment of medical equipment more than 163 million UAH.