Lviv: SBU detains corrupt senior police investigator (video)
SBU officers in cooperation uncovered a corrupt Senior Investigator of the Main Department of the National Police in Lviv region.
Special service operatives established that the major of police demanded USD 500 from a local resident. For the mentioned sum, the investigator promised to “shield” the man from criminal responsibility for the road traffic accident.
Law enforcers detained the official at the workplace on receiving the entire amount of the illegal financial gain.
The issue on serving a notice of suspicion in committing a crime to the detainee and choosing a measure of restraint is now being settled. The investigative actions in the framework of the criminal proceeding initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine are under way.
The operation was conducted under the procedural supervision of the Prosecutor's Office.
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