Trukhanov, was detained in Boryspil and handed over to NAB

Gennady Trukhanov (photos truhanov.od.ua)

At Boryspil airport the border guards allegedly detained the mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanov, who is involved in the production of the National anti-corruption Bureau, and transferred employees NABOO. About it LIGA.net said the speaker of the state border service Oleg Slobodyan.

“Regarding the citizen, the guards complied with the order of one of law enforcement and handed his staff to NEB, who presented him with suspicion”, – he said.

According to the journalist of the Agency Radio Liberty Natalie sedletska, Trukhanov on the morning of 14 February flew from Warsaw to Kiev.

In a press-service of NABOO neither confirmed nor denied LIGA.net information about the detention, “because there are investigative actions”, and promised to give details later.

Yesterday, 13 February, NABU in absentia (by post) reported Trukhanov and four of his deputies on suspicion.

Topic of the day: Why the security forces came to Trukhanov

In the fall of 2016, the city of Odessa purchased the building of the former factory “region” for 185 million UAH, however the same building in early 2016 has already been sold for 3,8 million UAH, and later sold over 11 million UAH. The Bureau has made to 185 million UAH on the accounts of the Bank “Pivdenny” was arrested. There are constant attempts to lift the arrest. Odessa media reported that such fraud was allegedly involved Trukhanov. In the fall of 2017, he was questioned NABOO as a witness.

In January 2018, the GPU announced suspected the Deputy of the Odessa regional Council Oleg Babenko and his associates on charges of bribery: they supposedly were going to give $500 thousand to detective NAB for removal of arrest from the above mentioned accounts.

According to the investigative journalism program Classtwo.Nfo, Trukhanov has Russian citizenship and owns 20 offshore companies. Reporters learned that the name of the mayor of Odessa as a citizen of the Russian Federation has documents and correspondence that have been published in the framework of the project the Panama files. All disclosed documents indicate that Trukhanov has a Russian registration. He Trukhanov denied this information.

See also: NABU told what the suspect Trukhanov

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