The prosecutor's office of Saki Crimea region opened a criminal case against officials of district administration, who are suspected of abuse of power in the distribution of 6 hectares of land near the Black Sea, RIA Novosti on Tuesday, spokesman Prosecutor of Crimea, without specifying the number of suspects and their positions.
According to the press service, the representatives of district administration in 2009 were given to individuals for construction of cottages 6 hectares of land in the coastal strip, near the military airport.
"The loss caused to the state, more than 1 million hryvnia (about 125 thousand dollars," - said the spokesman.
Saka district administration officer, responsible for media relations, told RIA Novosti by telephone that no criminal case against members of the previous administration, retired in April of this year.
After the collapse of the Soviet Union much of the territory of Crimea, especially in coastal regions, has passed into private ownership schemes, which are the top leaders of Ukraine called illegal.
President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych in August instructed prosecutors and law enforcement agencies to conduct an internal investigation and to examine violations of law in the land sector.
Mayor Alupka Andrei Kharitonov, and the head of the Livadia village council on the southern coast of Crimea Anatoly Mamykin in October, were arrested on suspicion of malpractice in land distribution.