Bukovyna Region – SBU detains head of police department on bribery charges
The SBU officers jointly with military prosecutors exposed a police lieutenant colonel as a bribetaker.
The head of a department extorted UDS 500 and EUR 500 from his subordinate, promising him to help to avoid dismissal from the National Police.
Law enforcers detained the extorter near his residence while receiving a bribe.
Criminal proceedings were initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The offender was notified of suspicion.
Urgent investigative actions to identify other alleged facts of corruption by police officers are under way.
Please be reminded, on April 15 the Security Service of Ukraine together with prosecutors detained an acting head of the Odesa Police Investigative Division in bribery probe.
SBU Press Center
For the Attention of the SBU Head