SBU materials help to serve notice of suspicion to corrupt unit chief of military base
SBU officers exposed a corrupt commander of a military unit, located in Chernyhiv region.
The SBU operatives determined that the official created mechanism for receiving illegal financial gain from subordinates for hiding their criminal facts.
SBU officers documented that the commander of unit extorted UAH 33,000 (USD 1270) from the regular soldier for not tacking measures due to his unauthorized abandonment of his place of service. The criminal also promised not to impede with service activities of soldier.
Law enforcers detained the commander on receiving the second part of the illegal benefit in the amount of UAH 25,000 (USD 925).
The detainee was served a notice of suspicion of committing the crime stipulated by Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
Investigative actions are ongoing to establish all the circumstances of the crime.
The measures to expose the illegal actions were conducted jointly with the Military Prosecutor’s Office.
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