SBU uncovers corrupt Police investigator
SBU officers uncovered a corrupt commanding officer of a structural unit of district Police department in the Rivne region.
Special service operatives found that the deputy head of the department, head of the investigation unit, together with his acquaintances, demanded from a local inhabitant USD 800 for “shielding” him from criminal responsibility for theft.
Law enforcers arrested the criminals in one of the settlements of the region, after the latter received the whole amount of the bribe. Some EUR 400 and almost UAH 10,000 were seized during the police search of the vehicle.
The issue of serving the detainees a notice of suspicion in committing a crime and choosing a measure of restraint is being settled within the framework of initiated criminal proceeding.
Investigative actions are under way.
The operation of identification of the criminals was carried out by officers of Khmelnytskyi SBU Regional Centre together with the territorial department of the State Investigation Bureau (located in Khmelnytskyi city) under the procedural guidance of the prosecutors of the Department of Organization and Procedural Guidance for the pre-trial investigation of SIB-related criminal offenses.
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