Sumy region: SBU exposes corrupt head of medical-qualifications commission
The employees of the Security Service of Ukraine jointly with Prosecutor’s Office exposed a corrupt head of a medical-qualifications commission in Sumy region.
The SBU operatives found that the official extorted from a local resident –Joint Forces Operation participant - an unlawful benefit of UAH 140,000 (USD 5000).
For this money, the offender promised to assist in undergoing health check and provide absence of obstacles in the process of getting a degree of disability, the victim had a legitimate right to.
Police detained a doctor in the office while receiving the regular part of bribe of UAH 56,000 (USD 2,000).
In the framework of criminal proceedings, initiated under Part 3 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, the issue about serving a notice of suspicion in committing a crime and choosing a measure of restraint to the criminal is being solved.
The investigation actions are ongoing.
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