SBU apprehends corrupt head of State Architectural and Construction Inspection in Volyn region
The SBU officers revealed a corrupt head of State Architectural and Construction Inspection Department in Volyn region.
The law enforcers established that the official systematically demanded money from local developers for free registration of urban-planning documents. For issuing a permission on the start of construction activities and bringing the objects into service, the official demanded from one to some thousands of dollars depending on the size of the object. The criminal received the money through intermediaries who provide construction and development services.
The SBU officers together with the National Police, the Prosecutor’s Office and with the assistance of the State Architectural and Construction Inspection Sector on Preventing and Revealing Corruption apprehended the official and two intermediaries in the office after getting another bribe. In the process of searches at the criminals’ apartments, the SBU officers confiscated almost 30,000 USD.
A criminal case under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine is launched.
Urgent investigative actions are under way.
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