Three of the MP want to take Omelyana on bail

Три нардепа хотят взять Омеляна на поруки

Volodymyr Omelyan accused of illicit enrichment and concealment of income

The Prosecutor SAP asks the court to elect the defendant the measure of restraint in the form of a pledge of five million hryvnia. The Minister is charged under three counts, he faces 10 years in prison.

Three deputies and one Minister stated his desire to take on the responsibility of the Minister of infrastructure Volodymyr Omelyan, who is suspected of illicit enrichment. On Friday, September 14, reports RBC-Ukraine.

In particular, the head of the faction of the Radical party Oleg Lyashko is ready to take Omelyana on bail. Lyashko said on Friday, September 14, in the Solomensky district court of Kiev, where there was a meeting on election of a preventive measure Omelyan.

“I just wrote the statement about taking on responsibility”, – Lyashko declared to journalists.

Also to bail Omelyana want people’s deputies Andrey Lozovoy and Dmitry Linko. Also yesterday, about wanting to take Omelyana on bail, said Minister Igor Zhdanov.

During the trial, the judge read statements about taking on responsibility from the Minister Igor Zhdanov and the Deputy Fedora Bondarenko.

At the same time, the Prosecutor SAP asks the court to take the defendant the measure of restraint in the form of a Deposit of five million, noting that the Minister is charged with three articles of the Criminal code, one of which is serious.

“For these crimes he faces up to 10 years imprisonment without an alternative (conditional) punishment,” the Prosecutor said.

He also asks the court to withdraw from Omelyana passport, to oblige him to inform the police about your location and forbid him to communicate with the defendants in the case.

We will remind, on the eve of the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine announced the Omelyan suspicion of illicit enrichment and concealment of income. According to investigators, he for the last eighteen years has been 2.17 million hryvnia official income and that his expenses only in the period from 2008 to 26.04.2015 was at least a 3.45 million.

The Minister Omeljan denies suspicions of NABOO in enrichment. He also said he was not going to resign.

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