SBU exposes three corrupt servicemen in different regions of Ukraine
The Military CI SBU officers exposed three servicemen of the units located in different regions of our country on receiving the unlawful benefit.
The law enforcers detained a corrupt deputy commander of the battalion of the military unit of the National Guard of Ukraine in Dnipropetrivsk region. The SBU operatives established that the Major extorted UAH 16,000 (just over USD 600) from his subordinate for not bringing the latter to the disciplinary responsibility.
The SBU officers exposed a contract servicemen of one of the units of the National Guard in Zaqporizzhya. The serviceman extorted USD 1,000 from a local resident for assistance in “resolving the issue” with the military recruitment office on avoiding the military conscription service. The SBU operatives documented receiving the USD 500, the first part of the bribe.
The law enforcers detained the offender, a female, in the catering establishment of the regional centre on receiving USD 500 - the second part of the unlawful benefit.
The investigative actions in the framework of the criminal proceeding initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine on both cases are under way.
The SBU also exposed a corrupt officer of a military unit in Chernihiv region.
The Colonel of the medical service extorted from the serviceman UAH 70,000 (USD 2,661) for assistance in application to join an international mission. The SBU operatives detained the offender near his residence on receiving USD 1,500 - the first part of the unlawful benefit.
The investigative actions in the framework of the criminal proceeding initiated under Part 3 Article 369-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine are under way.
In all cases, SBU materials helped to serve a notice of suspicion in committing the crime.
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