Officials illegally seized the state lands of the nature reserve, with an estimated value 1 billion hryvnas, which are located in the elite Koncha-Zaspa district near Kyiv.
“The special services operatives found that the management of the district branch of the “State Geo Cadastre” and the District State Administration of Obukhivskyi District of Kyiv region was illegally transferred from public to private property 23 land plots with total area of 42 hectares. Lands of the “Koncha Lake”, which are in the landscape reserve of local significance and belong to the Natural Reserve Fund of Ukraine, were re-issued to individuals related to the customer of unlawful alienation.” According the SBU.
The Pecherskyi District Court in Kyiv imposed arrests on 23 land plots with the approximate estimated value of UAH 930 million, and registered the criminal offence under Part 2 Art. 364 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.