The SBU exposes corrupt official of Lviv Prosecutor's Office
SBU officers under the procedural supervision of the Prosecutor’s General Office of Ukraine exposed a corrupt official of the Lviv Prosecutor's Office.
The law enforcers established that the prosecutor extorted USD 2,200 from a local resident for not bringing to the criminal responsibility for committing theft. Subsequently, he promised to close the criminal proceedings.
The law enforcers detained the prosecutor and the intermediary under Article 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine on receiving the entire amount of the bribe in Lviv.
The pre-trial investigation is being conducted in the framework of the criminal proceeding initiated under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine by the SBU investigators.
The urgent investigative and operative actions are under way.
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