MP Shakhov declared wanted by Ukraine’s anti-graft court
Serhiy Shakhov (Photo:www.facebook.com/Сергій Шахов)
The High Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine has put MP Serhiy Shakhov on the wanted list, the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office or SAPO reported on Telegram on March 31.
The Ukrainian MP is accused of failing to declare property worth UAH 88 million ($2.4 million).
The SAPO said that Shakhov is hiding from the court and has repeatedly failed to attend court hearings without good reason. A SAPO prosecutor was entrusted with organizing the search for the lawmaker.
On Nov. 22, 2022, the High Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine ordered Shakhov to pay more than UAH 5,000 ($135) in fines for failing to appear in court and failing to comply with the lawful demands of the court.
A similar decision was made on Jan. 17, 2023 — two maximum possible monetary penalties in the amount of over UAH 10,700 ($290).
However, on Feb. 21, the MP once again ignored the hearing.The court ruled to subpoena the defendant.
However, according to the SAPO, he ignored this decision too.
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