SBU uncovers corrupt head of Ukrtransbezpeka division in Odessa
The SBU officers in cooperation with the Prosecutor's Office uncovered on bribe-taking a head of one of the units of the Ukrtransbezpeka division in Odessa region.
The law enforcers established that the official systematically demanded money for cancelling penalties, accrued for transshipment of vehicles. The official "solved the issue" for a half of the fine amount.
The SBU operatives detained the head of the division in the office on receiving from the businessman EUR 1,500 in UAH equivalent.
The criminal proceeding was initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The official was detained under Article 208 of the Criminal Procedural Code of Ukraine, the issue of notifying him of suspicion is being resolved.
The investigative and operative actions are under way.
SBU Press Centre
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