Court extends arrest of Deputy Minister Grymchak until April 13.

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Ukraine's former Deputy Minister for Occupied Territories Yuriy Grymchak should stay under 24-hour house arrest until April 13, 2020, according to the decision of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court as its press service reported.

“On February 13, the investigating judge of the Supreme Anti-Corruption Court granted the motion of the prosecutor on the extension of the restrictive measure in the form of 24-hour house arrest of ex-deputy minister for occupied territories and IDPs,” the message said.

It is noted that the term of the restrictive measure is extended for two months, in other words until April 13, 2020.

Related: State Bureau of Investigations transfers Deputy Minister Grymchak’s case to Anti-Corruption Bureau

In August 2019, the detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), together with representatives of the Special Investigation Department of the General Prosecutor's Office and the Security Service of Ukraine, detained Yuriy Grymchak, the Deputy Minister of Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs, and his assistant on a $ 480,000 bribe.

Besides, it was reported that Yuriy Grymchak was under questioning in the Prosecutor General Office. Later Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU) published a video of detention of Deputy Minister of Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs Yuriy Grymchak.

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