GPU: In Volyn region, the border guards took bribes for help in the smuggling of cigarettes to Poland

ГПУ: В Волынской обл. пограничники брали взятки за помощь при контрабанде сигарет в Польшу

The military Prosecutor’s office discontinued the enrichment of the guards for the illegal movement of tobacco products across the state border of Ukraine. About it reported in a press-service of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine.

“The military Prosecutor’s office of Lutsk garrison of the Western region of Ukraine together with the Management of SB of Ukraine in the Volyn region, as well as operations staff operational investigative division and internal security of the Northern regional administration of State border service of Ukraine in the framework of the monitoring Commission of the crime, the documented facts of systematic receipt of unlawful benefit by three soldiers of Lutsk border detachment for a total amount of 3 thousand US dollars”, – stated in the message.

The bribes were intended for facilitating the illegal movement of more than 51 thousand packs of tobacco products across the state border of Ukraine to Poland.

During the transfer of the border guard of the Board for the next batch of goods detained and “smuggler”, which reported about suspicion under part 1 of article 369 of the criminal code of Ukraine (offer, promise or granting illegal benefit to the official person), and chosen the measure of restraint-house arrest.

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The detained border guards, corrupt officials reported about suspicion in Commission of crime under part 1 St. 368 criminal code of Ukraine (receiving improper benefits), the issue of election of a measure of restraint.

Currently, the military Prosecutor’s office practiced other officials of Lutsk border detachment to involvement in the functioning of the criminal scheme for the movement of tobacco products.

We will remind, the head of the district state administration in Vinnytsia region detained while receiving $ 3.8 thousand. bribes.

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