The NEB has directed to court business about illegal influence on Pasechnika Abromavicius

НАБУ направило в суд дело относительно незаконного влияния Пасишника на Абромавичуса

National anti-Corruption Bureau has sent to court the indictment concerning the illegal influence of the Executive Director of the National joint stock company “Naftogaz Ukraine” Andrew Pasichnyk on former Minister of economic development and trade of Aivaras Abromavicius. About it reports a press-service of NABOO.

“The anti-corruption Prosecutor approved the indictment in criminal proceedings on the illegal influence of the Executive Director, acting Deputy Chairman of Board of NJSC “Naftogaz of Ukraine” Andrey Pasichnik a member of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine former Minister of economic development and trade of Ukraine A. Abromavicius to prevent the performance of his official duties and to have adopted illegal decision (paragraph 1 of article 344 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine)”, – stated in the message.

The Bureau noted that on completion of pre-trial investigation Pasichnik it was reported on March 28 and provided access to its materials.

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In late February, detectives NABOO has registered criminal proceedings under part 1 of article 344 of the criminal code (interference in the activity of the statesman) on the fact of making 25.01–01.02.2016 illegal influence on Pasechnika Abromavicius for the purpose of taking the post of Deputy Minister. 9 March Pasechnik was notified of the suspicion.

In the NEB noted that the investigation in criminal proceedings registered on the statement Abromavicius, regarding the implementation of pressure on him from several people’s deputies of Ukraine, continues.

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As previously stated people’s Deputy Serhiy Leshchenko, Andrew Pasichnyk is the same person, because “forcing” which Abromavicius has resigned and whose appointment as Deputy Minister of economy lobbied Kononenko.

Leshchenko published the correspondence between the head of the MEDT Aivaras abromavicius and a protege of Igor Kononenko to the post of his Deputy Andrey Pasichnyk.