The thing about backpacks: the accused received a suspended sentence

Дело о рюкзаках: обвиняемый получил условный срок

Volodymyr Lytvyn will reimburse a million damage

Vladimir Litvin pleaded guilty to fraud and forging documents, and denounced another defendant in the case who is already dead.

Kharkov court at the first meeting of the so-called “case of the backpacks” approved the agreement, which is concluded from the result the only suspect who remained in this matter, the representative of firm-the winner of the tender for supply of backpacks for national guard Volodymyr Lytvyn.

It is reported by Ukrainian Pravda on Tuesday, September 11.

It is noted that Lytvyn admitted his guilt in the fraud and forgery, exposed another defendant in the case who had died and agreed to compensate the losses.

In the case the prosecution did not upominanaet the son of the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov and his former Deputy Sergey Chebotar, the case against whom was closed two months ago.

Lytvyn was sentenced to five years imprisonment with a probation period of two years. He also has to pay 4 million 855 thousand UAH of losses and to compensate for the costs.

Recall, October 31, 2017, the NEB conducted a series of searches on “case of the backpacks” and detained three people, including the son of the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov, Alexander. Later, the court released Alexander Avakov on his own recognizance.

Later, the NAB revealed a scheme in which stolen money in the purchase of backpacks.

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