Leading Ukrainian state-owned nitrogen fertilizer producer Odesa Port-Side Plant.
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Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) have detained the second suspect in the case related to the embezzlement in state-run enterprise Skhidny (Eastern) Mining and Processing Works in which former MP Mykola Martynenko was detained on April 20.
“On April 20 NABU detectives jointly with prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office (SAPO) detained the second person suspected of committing crimes and violating Part 1 of Article 255 (the creation of a criminal group), Part 5 of Article 191 (misappropriation, embezzlement or conversion of property by abuse of official post committed in respect of an especially gross amount, or by an organized group) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The issue of notifying the person is being settled,” the NABU said.
According to the report, the detained person is also involved in a criminal case related to embezzlement of Hr 205 million in Odesa Port-Side Plant. The case has been sent to court. The detained person is accused of committing this crime.