Mykhailo Rusanyuk is suspected in a crime under Part 3 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code, which is: receiving a bribe in large amounts or committed by an official holding a responsible position, or by a prior conspiracy by a group of persons, or repeatedly, or combined with extortion of unlawful benefit, the Mukachevo.net reported with reference to the press service of the General Prosecutor’s Office of Ukraine. The sanction of the article provides for imprisonment for a term of 5 to 10 years with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to three years, with the confiscation of property.
The GPO noted that they are filing a petition requesting a pre-trial restraint against the detainee, namely, detention. The case will be considered by Pechersk district court of the capital.
– It has been preliminarily ascertained that, being the main administrator of the budget funds of the Vynogradiv DSA, he made a scheme for regular extortion and obtaining of unlawful benefits from private entrepreneurs, managers of companies and private enterprises for approving contracts for the supply of goods, works and services, performance of works at structural subdivisions of the Vynogradiv District State Administration of Transcarpathian Region, – the spokesman of the GPO Andriy Lysenko said.
As it became known earlier, law enforcement officers conducted sanctioned searches in his deputy’s office and in his own house, where material evidence was seized.