Director of the research Institute was detained on a bribe in $500 000

Директора научного института задержали на взятке в $500 000

Employees of NABU detained the Director

The money allegedly planned to pass the leadership of the National Academy of agrarian Sciences of Ukraine.

Detectives of the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine and the prosecutors of Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office exposed and detained on a large bribe the Director of one of the research institutions and his accomplice, the official website of the NABU.

As noted, the man was detained immediately after the receipt of the improper benefits in the amount of $300 000.

According to the investigation, the Director of the institution in collusion with another person demanded illegal benefit in the amount of $500,000 for the alleged transfer of the leadership of the National Academy of agrarian Sciences of Ukraine.

The amount provided for the unhindered performance of the contract on joint activity between the research institution and the enterprise.

December 31, 2017 detainees reported about suspicion on signs of the crime provided by h. 2 art. 28УК – illegal acquisition of a vehicle and part 3 of article 369 of the-2 – abuse of influence.

January 1, 2018, the investigating judge was elected to the suspected Director of a research institution a measure of restraint in form of detention for a period of 60 days with an alternative pledge of 3 million UAH, and its partner – detention with alternative bail of 1 million UAH.

Earlier, citing sources reported that the detectives of the National anti-corruption Agency was arrested on suspicion in extortion of a bribe of the Director of the Institute of Agroecology and environmental management of National agricultural Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Orest of Fordyce.