SBU exposes corrupt judge of Dnipro district court
Officers of the SBU Department for Fighting Corruption and Organized Crime in cooperation with detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau, under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office exposed a corrupt judge of one of the Dnipro district courts.
The law enforcers established that the judge extorted USD 15,000 from a local businessman for lowering the measure of restraint within the criminal proceeding on raiding and document forgery.
When the judge passed the sentence on criminal proceeding, the SBU and NABU officers conducted investigations in his office.
The criminal proceeding was initiated based on the SBU Department for Fighting Corruption and Organized Crime materials. The issue of serving the judge a notice of suspicion in committing the crime stipulated by Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine is being settled.
Urgent investigative actions are ongoing.
For the Attention of the SBU Head