Dnipro: SBU exposes corrupt assistant of deputy head of district court
SBU officers uncovered a corrupt assistant of deputy head of the district court in Dnipro.
The law enforcers documented that the official extorted USD 1,300 from a regional resident for “solving the issue” with the head of the State Enforcement Service for unobstructed release of the real estate from the attachment.
The SBU operatives detained the judge's assistant under Article 208 of the Criminal Procedural Code of Ukraine on receiving the bribe near the building of the district court. Also, law enforcers documented the fact of transferring a part of the illegal financial gain through the intermediary to the head of the district department of the State Enforcement Service.
The criminal proceeding was initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The issue of serving a notice of suspicion to the offender in committing the crime is being decided. Pre-trial investigation is under way.
The operation was conducted jointly with the Department of Economy Protection of the National Police under the procedural supervision of the Military Prosecutor's Office.
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