The court in absentia arrested the former head NKREKU

Суд заочно арестовал экс-главу НКРЭКУ

The former head of the national Commission Dmytro Vovk

The former head of the national Commission of regulation of energy and utilities Dmitry Vovk arrested in absentia.

The appeals chamber of the Higher anti-corruption court chose the former Chairman Dmitry NKREKU wolf and Deputy chief of the office of energy market regulator Butovo Vladimir a measure of restraint in form of detention in the investigation of the case Rotterdam+. Such decision was accepted in connection with this appeal, the prosecutors of SAP, reported the press service of the Ministry reported on Monday, November 11.

Thus, the appeals chamber WAX overturned the decision of the court of first instance on refusal prosecutors SAP and detectives NAB’s petitions about the election of the said persons measures in the form of detention in connection with international wanted list.

In SAP recalled that on 18 September, the appeals chamber allowed to detain former Deputy chief of the office of energy market NKREKU to appear in court, where he had to choose a measure of restraint in form of detention. A similar decision was made in relation to the former Governor in August 2019.

Earlier, the NAB asked the Interpol to announce an international arrest warrant and arrest the former Chairman of the National Commission, carrying out state regulation in spheres of power and utilities (NKREKU) Dmitry Vovk. Solomensky district court of Kiev granted permission for the detention Vovk.

August 8, SAP announced the suspicion six former top officials in the case of Rotterdam+, in particular, the suspicion was announced to the former head of the national Commission.

The NAB has started investigation according to the formula Rotterdam+ members of the national Commission a year ago.

In 2016, the national Commission adopted the market method of calculating the wholesale electricity price, which is based on the European price index for coal. The former head Dmitry NKREKU wolf argued that the marginal price of coal should be based on prices (API2 index), which is the result of trading on the stock exchange in Rotterdam (the Netherlands), with a cost of transporting this coal to the domestic market (the so-called formula “Rotterdam plus transport”).

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