SBU unveils corrupt leader of military unit in the area of Joint Forces Operation
SBU officers involved in the Joint Forces Operation detained a corrupt commander of a joint squadron of joint detachment of a brigade of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, located on the territory of Donetsk region.
SBU operatives documented that the unit commander demanded UAH 5,500 (USD 204) from a subordinate serviceman for waiving disciplinary and financial responsibility for allegedly lost property.
Law enforcers detained the criminal on the territory of the military unit after the transfer of unlawful benefit.
The offender was served a notice of suspicion in committing the crime stipulated by Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The issue of choosing a measure of restraint is being settled. The urgent investigative and operative actions on establishing and bringing to criminal responsibility other offenders involved in the illegal activities are under way.
The operation was conducted jointly with the Military Prosecutor’s Office and the Police.
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