The Minister of youth and sport Igor Zhdanov, Minister of infrastructure Vladimir Omelian ready to ask the court to give them bail for ex-Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Mykola Martynenko. About it on air of TV channel “112 Ukraine” said the reporter.
“Near the court, we talked to the lawyer, Martynenko, he said that the former MP has already arrived in court and is awaiting a hearing. Also the lawyer noted that they do not agree with the size of the measure offered for Martynenko, and say that suggesting that Martynenko bailed. We know that the two politicians have stated their desire to do it. We met the Minister of youth and sports of Zhdanov and the Minister of infrastructure Omelyana, they told reporters that Martynenko familiar with personally, and ready to bail” – he said.
The correspondent added that the session in the case of Martynenko has not yet begun, although it was scheduled for 15:00. “The meeting should begin roughly half an hour (16:30 – ed.). In court it is because now there is another court hearing on another case,” said the reporter.
“Ukrainian news” quotes the Minister of sport Ihor Zhdanov: “I’ve already got bailed out Yuri Sirotyuk (Deputy of the Kyiv city Council), and he attended all hearings. I think Martynenko will not fail us if we take him on bail”.
His intention, according the media, was also supported by Omeljan and MP Mykola knyazhytsky (popular front).
In addition, the court to support Martynenko, arrived the Minister of education Liliya Hrynevych and deputies from NF Georgy Logvynsky, Leonid Yemets and Pavel Pynzenyk.
We will remind, eks-the Deputy Martynenko yesterday, April 20, was handed a notice of suspicion. He is suspected of embezzlement of funds of the SE “Eastern mining-processing combine”. The representative of NABOO Oksana Mytnytska at the briefing, which was broadcast channel “112 Ukraine”, said that the idea of this scheme is the procurement of uranium concentrate at inflated prices. “As has established a consequence, the purchase occurred through an intermediary company, which is controlled by the former MP. As a result of this scheme, state enterprises suffered damages in excess of $ 17 million. We are talking about part 1 of Art. 255 (creating criminal organization) and part 5 article 191 (assignment, waste of property or taking to them by abuse of official position),” said she.
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