The former rector of NAU Kharchenko again did not appear at the hearing, the NEB

Экс-ректор НАУ Харченко снова не явился на судебное заседание, - НАБУ

Detained on a bribe the acting rector of the National aviation University Volodymyr Kharchenko and his lawyer-mediator for the second time did not appear in court session on election of a measure of restraint. Your failure to appear, the suspects explained that poor health, the press service of the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU).

“At the same time, the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine has evidence that the suspects may avoid appearance in court under the guise of deterioration of health. For example, in a medical certificate received by detective Naboo from the Kyiv city clinical hospital, stated that the suspect’s lawyer in connection with deterioration of state of health requires hospital treatment, and also to limit motor mode”. However, on 29 August, when according to the official version, it was supposed to be in a medical facility, NABOO detectives found him in the school catering, where he drank alcoholic beverages and smoked, and presented the agenda”, – stated in the message.

In the NAB stressed that, under current law, a discrepancy between the information in the medical certificate and the actual state of Affairs may be the basis for the petition drive forced the suspects to court, and added that the next court session on election of a measure of restraint for these individuals is scheduled for September 5 and 6.

Recall, the Ministry of education and science of Ukraine dismissed Volodymyr Kharchenko from the duties of rector of the National aviation University. Earlier, the acting rector of NAU detained on a bribe of 170 million euros.

NABU said that acting rector of NAU was demanding 5 million UAH and an additional 50 thousand dollars “for failing to further the barriers to recovery in the posts by the decision of the court of ex-employees of the University and the signing of orders on their appointment.”

The detectives NAB conducted investigations in the Central building of the National aviation University.

In addition, during searches in apartment of the former acting rector of the University Vladimir Kharchenko found money in different currencies amounting to more than 4.5 million in UAH equivalent, and 10 Bank cards and 9 gold bars.

Kharchenko and his mediator, a lawyer at the hospital were notified of the suspicion under part 4 St. 368 Criminal code of Ukraine (obtaining illegal benefit in especially large amount, or committed by an official).