Kherson region: SBU exposes corrupt head of Regional Department of State Architectural and Construction Inspection
The officers of the SBU Department for Fighting Corruption and Organized Crime jointly with the SBU Pre-trial Investigative Department under the procedural supervision of the Prosecutor's Office exposed the mechanism of extorting and receiving illegal financial gain by the officials of the Department of State Architectural and Construction Inspection in the Kherson region.
The SBU operatives documented that the head of the institution extorted USD 4,500 from the owner of a land plot for non-cancellation of the submitted construction work request.
The law enforcers detained the official, his subordinates and the head of the design organization on receiving the entire amount of the unlawful benefit. The criminal proceeding was initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The issue of serving the persons involved in court case a notice of suspicion in committing a crime is being settled.
The urgent investigations are under way.
The operation was conducted jointly with the SBU Department for Fighting Corruption and Organised Crime in Kherson region.
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