In

Kyiv,

the police started criminal proceedings on the embezzlement of state funds for the repair of the Degtyarivsky overpass.

This is reported by the Kyiv police.

It was previously established that during the reconstruction of the Degtyarivsky overpass, officials of "Kyivavtodor" bought building materials at inflated prices and in this way appropriated hundreds of thousands of hryvnias from the local budget.

Investigators of the capital police headquarters, under the operational support of the employees of the strategic investigations department in Kyiv and under the procedural guidance of the Kyiv city prosecutor's office, started a criminal proceeding on the fact of embezzlement of state funds for the repair of the Degtyarivsky overpass in the capital.

"Preliminarily, it has been established that the officials of the municipal corporation "Kyivavtodor" together with the managers of a private subcontractor have set up a scheme to embezzle funds allocated from the local budget for the repair of highways in Kyiv. Thus, it has been established that during the reconstruction of the Degtyarivsky overpass, some building materials were purchased for at prices that exceed market prices. Damages from such illegal activity can reach hundreds of thousands of hryvnias," the police said in a statement.

Investigators of the capital's police entered the information into the Unified Register of Pretrial Investigations under part 4 of Art.

191 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine - appropriation of someone else's property by abusing an official's official position, in the conditions of martial law.

The sanction of the article provides imprisonment for a term of up to eight years.

We will remind you that the current repair of the North Bridge is planned

in Kyiv

.

It became known what amount it will be.