SBU exposes corrupt judge of Kyiv District Court
SBU officers uncovered a corrupt judge of one of the Kyiv District Courts, in cooperation with detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau under the procedural supervision of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office.
The SBU officers established that the judge extorted USD 8,000 from the complainant - for a positive decision in a civil case regarding the reinstatement of the complainant as adviser to the head of the insurance company. The offender involved the former judge of the same court as the intermediary.
The SBU operatives documented receiving of the first two parts of the unlawful benefit by the “judges” . The law enforcers detained both offenders on transferring the last part of the bribe amounting to USD 1,500.
The urgent investigative and operative actions in the framework of criminal proceeding initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine are under way.
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