They took all the media, I am without phones – said businessman Ryszard Krauze on Sunday, reporting his arrest by the CBA on Thursday. He also commented on the charges brought against him by the prosecution. “Two concepts have been confused: additive and diminish or diminish,” he said. It is about a case in which Roman Giertych and 10 other people were also detained.
On Sunday evening, businessman Ryszard Krauze spoke about his detention by the Central Anticorruption Bureau. He admitted that detention “is not nice”. – 14 agents came, plus the prosecutor, they broke the house. They took all the media, I am without phones and so on – he reported.
He admitted that “it was done culturally”. – I can’t say there was any aggression there. Everything was done very professionally. Cool maybe, but professionally – he added.
Detention of Giertych, Krauze and 10 other people
Businessman Ryszard Krauze and lawyer Roman Giertych are among 12 people arrested on Thursday in connection with the investigation into the removal and appropriation of a total of PLN 92 million from the listed developer Polnord. They were charged with the misappropriation of the company’s funds, large-scale property damage to the company, and money laundering. For this, he is threatened with up to 10 years in prison.
The proceedings conducted by the Poznań regional prosecutor’s office concern two issues: purchase of worthless – according to the prosecutor’s office – receivables of Prokom Investments SA in the amount of almost PLN 73 million and purchase of real estate at an inflated price for almost PLN 27 million.
Krauze also addressed the allegations on Sunday. “Two concepts have been confused: increase and impoverishment or depletion,” he said. – The prosecutor assumed that me and Prokom, which is an investment vehicle, were reducing the assets of Polnord. And in fact, both Prokom and I increased this property many times, that is, we added value, he argued.
The court did not grant the motion for pre-trial detention
On Saturday morning, the regional prosecutor in Poznań, Jacek Motawski, announced that after the execution of the trial proceedings with all 12 detained persons, the investigators filed a motion with the court for the temporary arrest of five of them: Ryszard Krauze, Sebastian J., Piotr Ś., Piotr W. and Michał St.
Same day in the evening the Poznań district court did not accept the prosecutor’s requests for temporary arrest these people.
On Sunday, the spokeswoman of the Poznań prosecutor’s office, Anna Marszałek, announced that Mr.regional rokuratura will file a complaint against Saturday’s court decision.
Preventive measures were taken against Giertych
Prosecutor Motawski also announced on Saturday that “after an effective” – as he assessed – the charges against Roman Giertych, preventive measures were taken in the form of a five million zloty bail, suspension of the lawyer’s activities, prohibition to leave the country, police supervision combined with a ban on contacting others. suspects. According to Giertych’s attorneys, the charges were not successfully brought against him, because when they were read, the attorney was unconscious..
The spokeswoman, Anna Marszałek, stated that the investigators had applied a bail against Giertych following the doctors’ opinion that his health precluded the use of preventive measures in his case.
The remaining suspects, i.e. Tomasz Sz., Tomasz B., Andrzej P., Wojciech C., Andrzej P. and Bartosz P., were subject to preventive measures in the form of police supervision and property sureties, as well as a ban on leaving the country, as well as a ban on contacting other suspects.