In Poland, charged with corruption, ex-Director of "Ukravtodor"

Former Minister of transport and water management of Poland, former Director of the Ukrainian enterprise "Ukravtodor" slavomira Novak charged with heading a criminal group and corruption, according to the district Prosecutor of Warsaw.

Earlier, Nowak was detained in Poland. The Polish General Prosecutor's office and the National anticorruption Bureau of Ukraine reported that he was detained by the Polish side on suspicion of corruption in the period when the head of the "Ukravtodor". Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Poland Shimon Cross vel Senko on Monday told reporters that is not excluded by the results of Novak Ukrainian authorities, as he is a citizen of Ukraine.

"The interrogation ended. Slavomira N. charged with running an organized criminal group, which profited from corruption", - stated in the message.

According to prosecutors, Novak pleaded not guilty to committing the incriminated acts.

In the near future the Prosecutor will submit to the court a request for provisional arrest of Novak, and also detained with him in the same case of the former commander of army special forces "Grom" Dariusz Z. and gdańsk entrepreneur Jacek P.

It is known that in November 2013, Novak resigned from the post of Minister of transport, construction and Maritime Affairs of Poland. In October 2016, he became the head of the Ukrainian road Agency "Ukravtodor". In September of 2019, he was relieved of the post.