Dnipropetrovsk region: SBU uncovers chief of court police convoy on drug sales
SBU officers jointly with State Bureau of Investigations under the procedural supervision of the Military Prosecutor's Office exposed on drug sales a corrupt chief of the police convoy of one of the Kryvyi Rih courts.
SBU operatives found that the policeman systematically transferred drugs and psychotropic substances to detainees escorted to the court. Relatives of the arrested persons transferred money for the “goods” to the policeman’s card account.
The law enforcers detained the criminal under Article 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine, after recurrent transfer of drugs worth over UAH 3,000 (USD 1,100) to the detainees.
The issue of serving a notice of suspicion and choosing a measure of restraint in committing a crime is being decided. The pre-trial investigation in the framework of the criminal proceeding initiated under Part 2 Article 307 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine is under way.
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