Kyiv region: SBU exposes a corrupt deputy of the Kotsiubynsk local council
Officers of the SBU Department for Fighting Corruption and Organized Crime exposed a corrupt deputy of the Kotsiubynsk local council in Kyiv region.
SBU operatives established that one of the deputies monthly extorted UAH 50,000 (circa USD 1,800) from the head of Kotsiubynsk local council for making decisions necessary for the functioning of the village. For this amount, the criminal guaranteed the votes of several deputies to make the necessary decisions. Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine also documented that the deputy demanded from the official USD 5,000 for a successful vote on the allocation of land for the construction of the stadium in the central part of the village.
Law enforcers arrested a deputy and mediator, a local "public" activist, in Irpin after receiving a portion of unjust benefits in the amount of USD 7,000.
The criminal proceeding was initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine is being settled.
Urgent investigative actions are ongoing.
For the Attention of the SBU Head