Bakhmatyuk was sent into custody in absentia

Бахматюка отправили заочно под стражу

On may 28, a panel of judges appointed in absentia oligarch Oleg Bakhmatyuk detention.

Source: the appeals chamber of the Supreme court anti-corruption Centre anti-corruption

Details: the appeals chamber of the Higher anti-corruption court considered the appeal of the Prosecutor against the suspect, which in the period from 04.10.2014 till 13.10.2014 exercised actual control and management of the activities of JSC “VAB Bank”.

According to the results of the hearing, the court granted the appeal of the Prosecutor and the suspect elected a measure of restraint in form of detention.

Now the suspect is outside of Ukraine.

The CPC noted that this decision allows Interpol to begin investigation of Bakhmatyuk.

At the same time he Bakhmatyuk said the decision WACHS illegal and biased and accused of meddling in the case of a Director of NABU Artem Sytnik.

“The decision of the Appeals chamber of the WAX, which overturned a legal decision of the first instance, is a demonstration of political bias of this trial was, unfortunately, taken under the direct intervention of the Director of NABU Artem Sytnik, who considers me a personal enemy and acts according to motives of personal revenge, ignoring justice. Artem Sytnik, according to my information, he personally went to the WAX and, de facto, interfered in the process.

The solution of WAX that cannot be explained in terms of the law, it is absolutely illogical – in absentia arrest of the person, the location of which was formally reported to the investigating authorities, in accordance with the provisions of international law conventions prohibited”, – said in his statement.

Which was first, November 11, the National anti-corruption Bureau and the Specialized anticorruption Prosecutor’s office on 11 November arrested 7 people suspected of misappropriation of UAH 1.2 billion stabilization loan granted in 2014, the National Bank of Ukraine, PJSC “VAB Bank”.

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In October 2014, the national Bank has allocated “VAB Bank” stabilization loan of UAH 1.2 billion. “VAB” belonged to the owner of the agricultural holding “UKRINFORM” Oleg Bakhmatyuk.

In November 2014, the NBU declared the Bank insolvent and introduced a temporary administration. The decision on the liquidation of financial institutions was taken in March 2015.

NABU began to investigate the case Bakhmatyuk in October 2016.

When investigators entered the home stretch, Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko decided to give the case to the police.

One hundred volumes of the criminal case about the abuse in the “VAB Bank” was kept by the police in the basement of a third-party company and have been flooded.

Бахматюка отправили заочно под стражу