The Solomensky court of Kiev allowed the detectives to NAB to check calls of the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov in the case of the dubious purchase of backpacks for the interior Ministry. This is stated in the decree of the court of 15 August.
Former Deputy Avakov Chebotar Sergei and his son Alexander appears in materials of criminal proceedings upon purchase of 6 thousand backpacks for the needs of the interior Ministry at an inflated price.
In February a video was released with a hidden camera on which Alexander Avakov may have agreed with Chebotar about the delivery of the backpacks for the units of the Ministry.
Media reported that the firm-supplier of tactical backpacks for MVD may be associated with Volodymyr Lytvyn, who is a friend of Alexander Avakov.
The court allowed the NEB to consider the information about the calls of the Minister Avakov in the period from June 2014 to August 2016.
Earlier, the National anti-corruption Bureau gained access to the Bank accounts of the supplier of backpacks – Dniprofan.
28 April in the village Lisnyky near Kiev unknown young men twice attacked a film crew of TV channel ZIK, beat up the operator, selected the camera and the DVR. According to the journalists, they filmed the material for a house that supposedly belongs to Chebotar. At the scene, the assurances of the media, they allegedly saw a white Toyota Camry, which, they claimed, belongs to the wife of Deputy interior Minister. In fact attacks on journalists, the police opened criminal proceedings. However, Chebotar has officially declared that has no to this house no relationship, and anyone who tells you otherwise is trying to “discredit the team of the Ministry, which took a hard line on the fight against corruption”.
Then, in early may, Cebotari resigned.