SBU apprehends corrupt head of District State Administration in Zhytomyr region
The SBU officers under procedural supervision of the Prosecutor’s Office revealed a corrupt head of one of the District State Administrations in Zhytomyr region.
The law enforcers established that the official demanded 7,000 UAH from the owner of the local stone processing factory for his free business. In the case of refusal the official repeatedly threatened during personal meetings to enter the factory to the list of enterprises that should be checked by inspection bodies.
The SBU officers apprehended the criminal at his working place immediately after getting a part of the bribe at the amount of 5,000 UAH.
A criminal case under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine was launched.
Urgent investigative actions are under way.
SBU Press Center
For the Attention of the SBU Head