The Pechersky district court of Kiev sent under arrest for two months ex-head Department of the Ministry of income in the Kharkiv region Andrei Rodimeda. Reported by Hromadske.
The court also set bail in the amount of 11.6 million UAH.
Lawyers of the defendant demanded permission to hospitalize his client because he had “health problems”, according to the journalists.
Rodimeda suspected of involvement in the criminal scheme of regime of fugitive ex-President Viktor Yanukovych, abuse of power and embezzling public funds through tax fraud.
May 24 was a large-scale operation against corruption in the Ministry of income and fees. Police and military prosecutors have detained 26 officials. As reported, Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko, the detention of the tax – not the end of the operation.
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