The court arrested the Director of the Institute, who was detained for a bribe

Суд арестовал директора НИИ, задержанного за взятку

Orest Fordick

The court set bail at three million.

Director of the Institute of Agroecology and environmental management of National agricultural Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Orest Purdick, who was detained while receiving a $ 300 thousand bribe, a preventive measure in the form of detention for a period of 60 days with an alternative pledge of 3 million UAH. About it reports a press-service of the National anti-corruption Bureau on Tuesday, January 2.

His accomplice was remanded in custody with an alternative pledge in 1 million UAH.

Fordick and his accomplice was detained December 30, when receiving part of a bribe, the entire amount was to be 600 thousand dollars. According to investigators, the money men demanded ostensibly to transfer the leadership of the National Academy of agrarian Sciences of Ukraine “for the unimpeded performance of the contract on joint activity between the research institution and the business entity”.