SBU detains two officers issuing passes through delimitation line for money
The SBU jointly with the Prosecutor’s Office detected two noncombatant officers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, who worked on “Mariinka” checkpoint in the ATO area for systematic bribetaking.
The majors systematically extorted money from the residents who crossed the border. The criminals determined the price of each pass at the sum of 500 UAH.
The SBU operatives detained the abusers while receiving a regular “pack” of the illegal profit at the total sum of 1,000 UAH.
The law enforcers seized the ammunition, passports of other persons and Russian cash from the detainees.
Moreover, the SBU officials documented that the bribetakers cooperated with the terrorists of so-called DNR/LNR with the purpose to speed up the issue of the passes.
The criminal proceeding was initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine
The investigations are under way.
For the Attention of the SBU Head