The Director of the Bureau “Artillery armament” reported the suspected embezzlement of funds

Director of state enterprise “Design Bureau “Artillery armament”, which is part of the “Ukroboronprom”, is suspected of embezzlement of budget funds amounting to 1.4 million hryvnias. Reports a press about it-service of Prosecutor’s office of Kyiv on the page in Facebook.

As the Ministry informs, the head of GP is reported about suspicion in Commission of criminal offenses under part 5, article 191 of the criminal code on October 29.

According to the investigation, the Director of GP in 2015 bought equipment at inflated prices, which led to the embezzlement of more than 1,4 million hryvnias of budgetary funds. Losses incurred by the state, confirmed the results of judicial-economic examination.

The court had directed the claim of the Prosecutor’s office, which asks to choose as a preventive measure, a Deposit in an amount correlated with the size of the state suffered loss. In accordance with the relevant article provides for punishment of 7 to 12 years of imprisonment with deprivation of the right to occupy relevant positions or to engage in certain activities.

As reported on the website of “Ukroboronprom”, the main activities of GP CB “Artillery weapons” are research, design, technical work aimed at the creation of modern artillery and small arms, manufacture of arms and ammunition.

We will remind, in August of 2018 for making ineffective decisions which led to the untimely repair of military equipment, was fired the Director of GP “Lviv armored plant”. And before that, in may, the NAB revealed the schemes of the military-industrial complex, which, according to preliminary estimates, the interests of the state suffered damage amounting to more than UAH 620 million and $3 million IN the NEB noted that at least 15 enterprises of the complex detectives recorded the facts which are the basis for opening of criminal proceedings.

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