Former SBU General Naumov, who was serving a sentence in a Serbian prison, was released

In Serbia, Andriy Naumov, a former general of Ukraine's security service who was sentenced to a year in prison for money laundering in the Balkan country, was freed.

As reported Air Force With reference to the confirmation of the High Court of the City of Niš.

Let us recall that the decision in the case of Andriy Naumov About Financial fraud The Serbian court announced in September 2023. He was imprisoned for a year. At that point, he practically quit Annual period Imprisonment.

The publication mentions that the former SBU official He was released from a Serbian prison in early December.

Serbia was once notable Refused to extradite to Ukraine He is a former security service specialist A figure Many criminal cases,

But still By considering the appeal against conviction In his place:

  • The documents were seized
  • Banned from leaving the country.

He is still not allowed to leave the country or place of residence pending the completion of the appeals process“, the High Court of the city of Nis told the Serbian BBC service.

Naumo's lawyers Complained Decision on the ban on leaving Serbia, citing a threat to the client's life. However The court did not satisfy her.

It is worth noting that the use of such a measure (ban on leaving Serbia – version) is unnecessary. Especially since he has already served the full term of his sentence“, Naumov's lawyer Oleksandr Ovchinnikov said.

According to him, as part of the consideration of the extradition case, the court established that there was a real threat to Naumo's life. The exhibitor himself announced the dangers of staying in Serbia.

“There are inconsistencies in the position of the same court, as well as in the steps taken to isolate Andrey Naumo. Our team is documenting all violations in this process to appeal to international courts.“, said the lawyer.

Against this verdict, both the prosecutor and the prosecutor appealed. Their review is ongoing.

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What is known about the former head of the SBU Andrii Naumov?

  • Andriy Naumov, former head of the Main Directorate of Internal Security of the Security Service of Ukraine, is suspected of fraud and abuse in Ukraine. Naumo's name is also linked to the case Treachery Oleg Gulinich, the former head of the Crimean security service, but Naumov was not charged with treason.
  • Naumov left Ukraine hours before a large-scale invasion by Russian troops began on the night of February 24. Naumo's motorcade with cash and jewelry left Ukraine hours before full-scale war began.
  • Naumov was arrested in Serbia On June 7, 2022, when he tried to travel to North Macedonia in a vehicle containing 592,000 euros, 120,000 dollars and two diamonds.
  • President Volodymyr Zelenskyi Naumo lost his rank as a general “Heroic Resistance”.
  • In July 2022, the High Court of the City of Niš, Serbia Rejected the extradition request Andrii Naumov, and then the Court of Appeal in Nysha confirmed this decision.

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