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SBU detects scheme of defective products for rolling stock regular purchase by Ukrzaliznytsya officials

SBU officials jointly with the Prosecutor’s General Office detected scheme of defective products regular purchase amounting to 100 million UAH by the Ukrzaliznytsya officials and prevented threat to stable functioning of state critical railway infrastructure.

The law-enforcers established that officials of the association regularly purchased counterfeit parts for motive power unit. The special service officials documented that employees of the Department of motive power unit enterprise assisted to purchasing and exploitation of poor quality production.

The usage of poor parts by manufacture units of Ukrzaliznytsya, one of locomotive rebuilders and seven motive-power depots resulted in regular breakdown of tens of locomotives.

In the result of officials deal Ukrzaliznytsya didn’t manage fully provide transportation of metallurgical complexes production.

During searches in Ukrzaliznytsya units and offices of commercial entities the special service officials seized documents, confirming purchase of nonliquid parts by officials.

One of the heads of Ukrzaliznytsya Department of motive power unit is notified of suspicion in commitment of crime in the frameworks of criminal proceeding, initiated under p.2 Article 364 of the Criminal code of Ukraine.

The pretrial investigation is under way.

The SBU continues work on realization of events on protection of railway critical infrastructure of state. 

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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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