SBU exposes acting head of district court
SBU officers exposed an acting head of the district court in Kherson region.
The law enforcers established that the high-ranking official extorted from a local resident UAH 5,000 (USD 190) for rendering the court decision on not bringing to the administrative responsibility for committing violations in the economic sphere.
The SBU operatives documented the fact that the acting head of the court received the entire amount of the unlawful benefit in the office.
The issue of serving a notice of suspicion to the offender is being decided. The urgent investigative actions in the framework of the criminal proceeding initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine are under way.
The operation was conducted jointly with the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine under the procedural supervision of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office of the General Prosecutor's Office of Ukraine.
SBU Press Centre
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