SBU uncovers on bribery two railway station managers in Zhytomyr region
SBU officers in cooperation with the Prosecutor’s Office, Department of Economic Defense, National Police Office uncovered railway station officials on bribe in Zhytomyr region.
Law enforcement officers documented that the officials extorted UAH 20,000 (USD 714) from the station duty officer. In case of refusal the offenders threatened to initiate a disciplinary prosecution on alleged violation the labor legislation with further dismissal of the employee
SBU operatives detained the deputy of the station near ATM cashpoint in Berdychiv, where the person was controlling the transfer of the entire sum of bribe to his wife’s bank card.
The searches of the suspects’ residences and workplaces continue in the framework of the criminal proceeding initiated under Part 1 Article 14 and Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
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