The national anti-corruption Agency of Ukraine (NABU) has detained the former first Deputy and Deputy Chairman of the Board, PJSC «Ukrgazvydobuvannya», as well as their subordinate in the criminal proceedings about the abuse of MPs and senior officials in the implementation of the gas produced in the joint activities with PJSC «Ukrgazvydobuvannya», said the head of the Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office (SAP) Nazar Golodnitsky.
«Today, prosecutors COAG agreed the message on suspicion and, accordingly, the detectives NAB of Ukraine detained three more suspects in criminal proceedings on suspicion Onishchenko A. R. and a number of people in the misappropriation of funds of PJSC «Ukrgazvydobuvannya», namely the former first Deputy and Deputy Chairman of the Board, PJSC «Ukrgazvydobuvannya» and their subordinate – the chief of one of managements», — wrote Holodnitsky on his page on the social network Facebook on Tuesday.
According to him, these persons, having the direct authority, deliberately did not take action to stop illegal activities such as withdrawal of agreement gas sale and termination of treaties on so-called «joint activities».
«Having entered into a criminal conspiracy with representatives of a criminal organization in creation and management which actually is suspected Onishchenko, A. R., using his official position and performing a role, contributed to the misappropriation of funds of PJSC «Ukrgazvydobuvannya», — said Holodnitsky.
According to the head of the ARS, subject to the proper execution of detainees of their duties for the legal protection of the interests of the company and going to court with claims for cancellation of contracts on joint activity with LLC «Firm KHAS», LLC «Nadra geocentre», «Carpocratians», affiliated with the A. Onishchenko, it would be possible to avoid losses in the amount of 740 million UAH, confirmed judicial-economic examination.
In addition, Golodnitsky reported that SAP began criminal proceedings concerning the decision of Economic court of Kharkiv region, which PJSC «Ukrgazvydobuvannya» is obliged to transfer the prisoner informed gas produced under the joint activities «Carpocratians».
«The resolution on imposition of arrest on property (gas) was presented to the judge at the hearing and it did not stop to take this decision. On this fact Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office initiated criminal proceedings,» wrote Holodnitsky.
As reported, Onishchenko is suspected of organizing a scheme for the theft of funds in the extraction and sale of natural gas in the framework of joint operation agreements with PJSC «Ukrgazvydobuvannya», which was caused to the state damage for the sum about 3 billion UAH. He is suspected of committing crimes under part 1 of article 255, part 4 of article 28 and part 5 article 191, part 4 of article 28 of part 2 of article 205, part 4 of article 28, part 3 of article 209, part 4 of article 28 of part 2 of article 364-1, part 4. 28 part 2 St. 366 Criminal code of Ukraine.
The Verkhovna Rada gave consent to bringing him to justice, detention and arrest. However, on the eve of the vote, taking advantage of the status of MP, Onishchenko left the territory of the state.
8 August 2016, it was declared a national red alert.
Holodnitsky announced the arrest of three suspects in the «gas business,» Onishchenko 24.01.2017