Lviv region: SBU detains the State Service of Ukraine on Labor corrupt official
The SBU officers exposed acting head of one of the units of the State Service of Ukraine on Labor Main Department on receiving illegal benefit in Lviv region.
The special service operatives established that an official, through the mediation of his friend, extorted UAH 50 000 (USD 2000) from a local businessman for failure to record his enterprise in the inspection plan.
The law-enforcers detained a bribe-taker and his accomplice in one of Lviv streets in due course of receiving the entire amount of a bribe.
In the framework of criminal proceeding initiated under Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine the investigations are under way. The issue of serving a notice of suspicion to the detainees and choosing a measure of restraint is now being decided.
The operation was conducted under procedural supervision of the Military Prosecutor’s Office of the Western region of Ukraine.
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