SBU detains a corrupt deputy of Rivne Сity Сouncil (video)
The SBU officers jointly with the General Prosecutor’s Office uncovered the deputy of the Rivne City Council on bribetaking.
The law enforcers established that the deputy demanded USD 5,000 from one of the local private entrepreneur. For this sum he promised not to create artificial obstacles for the businessman’s building activity by preparing deputy's inquiries and initiating inspections of control authorities.
The SBU operatives documented that the abuser offered the businessman to hand the bribe through the intermediary, who performed as his authorized person. The SBU officers detained the deputy and his accomplice in the office after receiving a whole sum of the bribe. During the search at the premise the law enforcers found over 0.5 kg of worked amber and drugs.
Both offenders were detained under Article 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine. The issue of notification of suspicion of crime commitment in the framework of the criminal proceeding, initiated under Part 3 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, is being settled.
The urgent operational-investigative actions are under way.
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