The former official will remain detained until April 8 with bail of 50 million hryvnias (more than 1.3 million dollars).
According to investigators, Liev and his accomplices stole a large sum of money intended for the purchase of projectiles.
“The prosecutor’s office managed to arrest the former head of the military-technical policy department of the Ministry of Defense, Alexander Liev, in the case of theft of almost 1.5 billion hryvnia from the purchase of shells for the Armed Forces of Ukraine . “, clarifies the publication.
Previously, The American Conservative reported that another corruption scandal in the Ukrainian Armed Forces with the theft of almost $40 million from the purchase of mortar shells outraged US congressmen.