The court cancelled the seizure of the property of the son of the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov, Alexander. It has to be stated in the decision of Solomenskiy district court of Kyiv on August 23.
“The petition of lawyer Andrey Tarasov, filed in the interests of LICA 2 (Avakov – ed.) about the cancellation of arrest of property in criminal proceedings No. 42015000000001349 from 07.07.2015 years to satisfy. To cancel the lien on the property imposed by order of the investigating judge of the solomiansky district court of Kyiv 04.05.2018 year in 760/10751/18 that belongs by right of ownership LICO 2”, – stated in the document.
In particular, overturned the seizure of previously registered shares in JSC “Investor”, two apartments and three Parking spaces.
The decision is not subject to appeal.
We will remind, Alexander Avakov suspected of embezzlement of more than 14 million UAH of budget funds for the purchase of backpacks for national guard in 2015. In the same suspect, a former Deputy interior Minister Sergei Chebotar and the representative of firm – the winner of the tender for the supply of backpacks Volodymyr Lytvyn.
In July 2015, the Prosecutor General’s office started criminal proceedings on the case about the purchase of backpacks for the needs of ATO. According to the journalist Novel Boccali, the interior Ministry has purchased backpacks for 3 thousand UAH per share for a total amount of UAH 14.5 bn. After some time on YouTube there was a video of the conversation of persons similar to Sergey Chebotar and Alexander Avakov, with another person, where they agreed to supply backpacks before bidding.
November 1, 2017, the court chose the son of Alexander Avakov measure in the form of personal commitment with the wearing of an electronic bracelet. A similar measure was chosen Chebotar. In early November, 2017 Solomensky district court of Kiev arrested the estate of the son of the Minister of internal Affairs Avakov, Jr., Chebotar and Litvin. But in December 2017, the Appellate court of Kiev cancelled the decision about arrest of property of the son Avakov.
Later, on March 5, it was reported that the court repeatedly seized real estate of the son of interior Minister Alexander Avakov. It was reported that the three Parking spaces in the underground car Park in Kiev, as well as two apartments in Kiev and Kharkov.
In April, the Solomensky district court of Kiev cancelled the re-arrest of property of Alexander Avakov, however, may 5 is the same Solomensky district court of Kiev again seized.
July 10, SAP closed the case against the son of Avakov and former Deputy Minister of internal Affairs Cebotari due to the lack of evidence of their guilt. July 13 NABOO appealed against the closure of the case. Director of the NABU Artem Sytnik said that the expert was under pressure.