Chernihiv region: SBU exposed corrupt Police major
SBU officers exposed senior operative worker of the Criminal Investigation Department of one of the town police divisions on the systematic bribes in the Chernihiv region.
Special service’s officers found that the police major set up a scheme of receiving improper advantage from the citizens for closure of the criminal proceedings and avoidance of statutory liability.
Law enforcers detained the offender in one of the regional district centers after receiving a bribe in the amount of USD 3,000 from the local citizen for closure of criminal case for theft.
The issue of serving the detainee a notice of suspicion in committing a crime and choosing a measure of restraint is being settled within the framework of criminal proceeding initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
In order to identify other episodes of illegal activity the investigative actions are ongoing.
The operation was conducted jointly with the State Bureau of Investigations under the procedural guidance of the Kyiv region Prosecutor's Office.
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