Also detained his assistant.
The wife of the Deputy Minister of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons, Yury Hrymchak said about his detention.
“Now is the detention of my husband, Hrymchak of the jury, the Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine. We have in the house is being searched. Now we ask the neighbours for help”, – she wrote in Facebook.
The attorney General’s office the situation has not yet commented on.
Updated. Public figure Nazar Prikhodko on his page in the social network said that Grymchak NABOO detained on a bribe in 500 thousand dollars.
He later said that bribe taking is not personally the Deputy Minister and his assistant, who was also detained NABOO.
Update 22:29. NABU reported that on 14 August, the detectives NAB, together with representatives of the office of special investigations of the GPU and the SBU exposed and detained the Deputy Minister of the temporarily occupied territories and internally displaced persons of Ukraine and his assistant on suspicion of committing a crime under part 4 St. 190 criminal code.
“These individuals allegedly committing influence on decision-making by persons authorised to perform functions of the state, demanded from the representative of a legal entity unlawful benefit in General размере1,1 million dollars.
Upon receipt of the funds in the amount of 480 thousand U.S. dollars, they were detained “on hot”,” – said in the message.
NABU said that criminal proceedings are investigated by a joint investigation team composed of representatives of NABU, the security service and SIS GPU.
From 2002 to 2005, Grymchak was the assistant-consultant of Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Yuriy Lutsenko. From 2005 to 2006 – Deputy Chairman of the Donetsk regional state administration.