SBU uncovers a corrupt official of district state administration in Poltava region
The SBU officers in cooperation with officials of the National Police’s Economic Protection Unit and under procedural guidance of the Prosecutor’s Office uncovered a corrupt head of Agricultural department of a district state administration in Poltava region.
The law enforcers established that the official extorted UAH 15,000 (USD 535) from the local businessman for assistance with financial compensation using one of the State Budget programs on supporting agricultural sector. The SBU operatives documented that the offender received a first part of the illegal profit amounting to UAH 5,300 (USD 190) to his bank card.
The official was detained under Article 208 of the Criminal Procedural Code of Ukraine while receiving the second part of the bribe.
Currently law enforcers decide on notifying the offender of suspicion in committing a crime stipulated by Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The urgent investigations are ongoing.
For the Attention of the SBU Head