Kropivnitsky: SBU unveils corrupt inspector of penal colony
SBU officers under the procedural supervision of the Prosecutor's Office exposed a corrupt inspector of the Kropivnitsky Penitentiary Colony.
Special service operatives found that the official of the penitentiary institution demanded from the convict UAH 22,000 (USD 785) for a positive solution on the issue of milder punishment.
In the framework of the initiated criminal proceedings, SBU employees documented the transfer of the first part of the bribe in the amount of UAH 4,000 (circa USD 150).
Law enforcers arrested the inspector of the penal colony in accordance with Art. 208 of the Criminal Procedural Code of Ukraine, in the central part of the regional center, after receiving the second part of the unlawful benefit in the amount of UAH 18,000 (circa USD 642).
At present, the issue about serving a notice of suspicion of committing a crime stipulated by under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine and choosing a measure of restraint against the criminal are being settled.
Pre-trial investigation is under way.
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