Cherkasy region: SBU exposes corrupt head of municipal medical institution
SBU detained the head of one of the medical institutions of Cherkasy region on obtaining improper advantage when purchasing equipment for patients.
Operatives of the special service found that the official extorted from entrepreneur 10% of payoff for the guarantee of signing a contract for the supply of medical equipment for medical institutions of the region. In total, the offender was going to receive UAH 80 000 of unlawful benefit.
The law-enforcement officers detained the official in his office on receiving UAH 50 000 - the second part of the bribe. Earlier, the SBU operatives documented receiving the first part of the unlawful benefit.
Within the framework of initiated criminal proceedings under Part 3 Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine the investigations are under way.
The issue of serving to official a notice of suspicion of committing a crime is being settled.
The operation was conducted jointly with the National Police investigators under the supervision of the Prosecutor's Office of Cherkasy region.
For the Attention of the SBU Head