The court dismissed part of the case Omelyana and took arrests

Суд закрыл часть дела Омеляна и снял аресты

The court dismissed the case against the Minister of infrastructure Volodymyr Omelyan in part, which dealt with illicit enrichment.

This “Ukrainian truth” said the Minister.

On Wednesday, the Solomensky district court of Kiev held a preparatory meeting. However, due to the cancellation by the Constitutional court article on illicit enrichment, that part of the charges.

“In terms of possible false Declaration the matter will be considered in the judicial process,” said Melahn.

He noted that confident in their own right.

The court also quashed the seizure.

As explained up lawyer Minister Alexander Lysak article on the Declaration of false information, unlike illicit enrichment, does not provide for confiscation of property. Therefore, the court lifted the arrest.

The hearing is scheduled for consideration on the merits on may 6.


13 September 2018 detectives of the National anti-corruption Bureau informed the Omelyan of suspicion of illicit enrichment and Declaration of false information. The sanction of article provides imprisonment for the term from 5 to 10 years.

According to investigators, information in the declarations of the Minister differ from authentic more than 3 million and 8 million.

Omeljan said that will prove his innocence in court. He said that he has been under pressure from NABOO and he was aware of the facts of cooperation of the leadership of NABOO with Ukrainian politicians.

In November, NABU and SAP has completed the investigation of criminal proceedings against Omelyana, and in February 2019 – the case was sent to court.

26 Feb constitutional has surprisal unconstitutional article 368-2 of the Criminal code, which provides penalties for officials for illegal enrichment.

The court decided that the provisions of the article do not correspond to the principles of the rule of law and the presumption of innocence. In particular, the offence of unjust enrichment allegedly requires the suspect to prove the legitimacy of his condition.