Kharkiv region: SBU uncovers Lieutenant Colonel of Police on bribe amounting to USD 10,000 (video)
SBU officers under the procedural supervision of the Military Prosecutor's Office, exposed a corrupt Lieutenant Colonel of the Economy Protection Department of the National Police in Kharkiv region.
The SBU operatives established that the Senior Major Case Operative extorted USD 10,000 from the officials of the Kharkiv National University of Radio Electronics. For this, the police officer estimated not opening of the criminal proceeding on the fact of the allegedly forged service documentation.
The law enforcers detained the offender in the building of the higher education establishment in due course of receiving a part of the bribe amounting to UAH 150,000 (USD 5,704).
The criminal proceeding was initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The issues of serving a notice of suspicion to the Lieutenant Colonel in committing the crime and choosing the measure of restraint are now being decided.
The urgent investigative and operative actions are under way.
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