The Prosecutor General's Office has requested the arrest of Lviv businessman Ihor Hrynkevych with a UAH 500 million ($13.3 million) bail concerning a case of supplying substandard clothing to the Ukrainian Armed Forces, PGO press service announced on Jan. 18.
The Pechersk District Court of Kyiv is handling the case, the message adds.
Additional arrest warrant requests have been filed for two other suspects—both business executives—and one other associate working for companies owned by Hrynkevych. The court has started reviewing the first request.
In late 2023, the State Bureau of Investigations detained Hrynkevych, who attempted to bribe a National Anti-Corruption Bureau official with $500,000. He was remanded in custody, with bail set at over UAH 420 million ($11 million).
Deputy Defense Minister Vitaliy Polovenko announced on Jan. 9 the termination of contracts with the Hrynkevych family, apart from one contract involving the supply of military rations in the Mykolaiv and Kherson oblasts.
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