SBU exposes two corrupt officials of the State GeoCadastre and the State Environmental Inspection in Khmelnytskyi
In Khmelnytskyi, the SBU officers exposed a corrupt Deputy Chief of the structural subdivision of the State GeoCadastre Main Office and a Chief Specialist of the State Ecological Inspection Regional Office.
The SBU operatives established that the officials extorted USD 1,200 from a local resident for taking appropriate measures against unauthorized seizure of his land parcel by third parties.
The law enforcers detained both officials in different places in the regional center on their receiving the second part of the unlawful benefit of USD 500 each.
Within the framework of criminal proceedings initiated under Part 3 Article 368, Part 3 Article 369-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine the issues of serving a notice of suspicion and choosing the measure of restraint are being settled.
Investigative actions are under way.
The operation was conducted jointly with the Department of Economy Protection of the National Police under the procedural supervision of the Military Prosecutor's Office.
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