NABU opens criminal cases against 37 top officials
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau (NABU) has opened criminal cases against 37 high-ranking officials, but did not specify articles of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, Ukrayinska Pravda reported with reference to the agency's response to the publication's request.
In particular, NABU has initiated 23 criminal proceedings against civil servants and officials of local self-government of category "A", eight cases against the leadership of law enforcement and regulatory bodies, five cases against senior officers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the SBU Security Service of Ukraine, the National Guard, the State Border Guard Service and other military formations, 77 against the management of state enterprises, 38 against judges, as well as 32 against prosecutors.
Read alsoAnti-graft watchdog prevents theft of $34.2 mln - NABU head SytnikNABU also said that its agents had drawn up two notices of suspicion against top officials, four notices against civil servants and officials of local self-government of category "A", one notice against the head of the law enforcement and regulatory bodies, two notices against senior officers, 36 against heads of state-owned enterprises, 17 against judges, and 13 against prosecutors.
"Moreover, NABU served three top officials (two indictments), seven MPs and other deputies (five indictments), 16 judges (nine indictments), 18 officials of security and regulatory bodies (17 indictments) with charge papers, as well as one police officer with the preparation of the indictment," the newspaper said.