Vinnytsia: SBU exposes corrupt deputy prosecutor of region
SBU officers uncovered the corrupt Deputy Head of the Prosecutor's Office in Vinnytsia region, with help of detectives from the National Anti-Corruption Bureau under the procedural supervision of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office.
It was established that the official extorted USD 6,000 for a closure of criminal proceeding for unauthorized seizure of 50 hectares of agricultural land in one of Vinnytsia districts.
Law enforcers detained the offender and the two intermediaries in the residences on receiving the entire amount of the bribe.
The pre-trial investigation in the framework of the criminal proceeding initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine is being conducted.
Urgent investigative and operative actions are under way.
SBU Press Centre
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