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Rivne region: SBU exposes corrupt director of the “Dermansko-Ostrozkyi" National Park

Within the framework of anti-corruption measures in ecological sphere, the SBU officers exposed on receiving the unlawful benefit the director of the “Dermansko-Ostrozkyi" National Park of the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources.

Special service operatives established that an official demanded from a private entrepreneur six thousand US dollars for free economic activity in the territory of park. For mentioned sum the official also promised to assist in processing and approval of the necessary documents and scientific evidence for changing the boundaries of the business entity.

Law enforcers detained the official in the office while receiving the second part of bribe in the amount of USD 5,000.

Within the framework of initiated criminal proceedings under Part 3 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, the issue of serving to involved person a notice of suspicion of committing a crime and choosing a measure of restraint is now being settled.

Urgent investigative actions aimed at identifying all episodes of illegal activity are under way.

The measures to detect the official were conducted together with the State Bureau of Investigations Territorial Office in Khmelnitskyi city, under the procedural supervision of the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine.


SBU Press Centre 


For the Attention of the SBU Head





Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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