Media: ex-head of "Ukrspetseksport" Bondarchuk found in Britain
Wanted by Interpol, the former head of the state defense enterprise "UkrSpetsExport" by Sergei Bondarchuk found in the UK, informs on Tuesday.
in June, Interpol issued an international wanted list by Sergei Bondarchuk - the former head of the Ukrainian public organization for the export of weapons " UkrSpetsExport ", which during his leadership was at the center of controversy because of the supply of arms to Georgia yesterday and during the military conflict in South Ossetia. According to information listed on the Internet office of Interpol, Bondarchuk wanted for the misappropriation or embezzlement of property in especially large sizes. Back in February, Ukrainian police said Bondarchuk wanted.
"According to Interpol in the UK (Bondarchuk - ed.) is set within this state," informs journal. As emphasized print edition, this information is in the response of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine at the request of the Deputy from the PPO Sergei Leshchenko. GPU first appealed to the competent authorities of great Britain with the request for extradition of a novel.
at the end of January it was stated that the military Prosecutor's office of Ukraine suspected ex-head of "Ukrspetseksport" in assignment 7, 5 million dollars. On the petition of a consequence the court has imposed a lien on the property of a suspect for 10 million dollars, and two car Range Rover. The Pechersky court gave permission for the detention of the suspect and taking him to court for consideration of the issue of detention.
In the autumn of last year against the leadership of "Ukrspetseksport" was opened criminal proceedings on the facts of plunder of property.
Bondarchuk was the head of the state company since 2005, when it on this post has appointed ex-the President Victor Yushchenko. In 2008, "UkrSpetsExport" ended up in the center of a scandal in connection with the supply of arms to Georgia yesterday and during the military conflict in South Ossetia.
The Russian authorities accused Kiev in illegal arms supplies to Tbilisi, on the violation of the laws and international norms, said the Ukrainian parliamentary Commission headed by Deputy Valery Konovalyuk. Ukrainian Authorities denied the illegality of the supply of weapons. Bondarchuk was dismissed from his post by President Viktor Yanukovych in June 2010.