The GPU carries out searches at 14 locations in the case against officials of Service of highways in the Khmelnitsky region

ГПУ проводит обыски по 14 адресам в деле против должностных лиц Службы автодорог в Хмельницкой области

Searches

The General Prosecutor’s office are now conducting raids at 14 locations of road Service in Khmelnytsky oblast, and suspected malpractice. About it reports management of public relations and mass media of the GPU.

“Now, ongoing searches at 14 locations, namely in the administrative offices of road Service in Khmelnytsky oblast, office premises of economic entities and at the place of residence and registration of persons who may be involved in the specified offences”, – stated in the message.

The Department for investigation of particularly important cases in the economic sphere of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine under the support of the main Department of counterintelligence protection of state interests in the sphere of economic security of SBU hold pre-trial investigation in criminal proceedings against officials of service of highways in Khmelnytskyi region and business entities who performed work on maintenance of roads of Khmelnytskyi region. It is noted that the actions of officials have entailed heavy consequences, in particular caused damage to the state in especially large sizes. Officials suspected of violating part 2 of article 364 of the criminal code (abuse of official position, entailed heavy consequences).

As a result of the pre-trial investigation established that officials of service of highways in Khmelnytskyi region violated the law on public procurement, in 2015-2016 wrongfully contributed to economic entities to ensure their victory in the procurement of works on current repair of roads. The results of the procurement service has concluded the contract on performance of works on current repair of motor roads of state importance, totaling about 120 million UAH.

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We will remind, recently it was reported that the MP had struck SBU during investigative actions in the investigation of possible embezzlement of budget funds by officials of Service of highways in the Khmelnytskyi region, organized through the businesses.

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