Sumy region: SBU materials help to serve a notice of suspicion to corrupt Head of medical and welfare expert commission
SBU materials helped to serve a notice of suspicion in committing a crime to Head of an interregional medical and welfare expert commission of Sumy region earlier exposed on bribe-taking.
The SBU operatives established that the official organised mechanism for extorting money from local disabled persons.
In particular, for an unlawful benefit the criminal promised to a female pensioner to prolong her disability status, which she was entitled to anyway.
The law enforcers uncovered the official at his office on receiving the entire bribe amounting to UAH 3,000 (USD 120).
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 jointly with the Police under the procedural supervision of the Prosecutor's Office.
SBU Press Centre
For the Attention of the SBU Head