Head of Department of SBU detained for extortion of $110 thousand

Начальника отдела СБУ задержали за вымогательство $110 тысяч

Detention of the employee of SBU for bribery

The head of Department of SBU, his subordinate and two civilians suspected of extortion 110 thousand dollars.

Investigators of the State Bureau of investigation arrested the chief of Department of security Service of Ukraine, its subordinate and the two civilians demanded from the citizen of Ukraine 110 thousand dollars. On Thursday, March 14, said the first Deputy Chairman of the RRG Olga Varchenko in Facebook.

According to investigators, the bribe, the victim had to provide for the removal of “artificially created obstacles connected with the criminal prosecution of the applicant and to avoid possible deprivation of citizenship of Ukraine.”

“The SBU officers and two civilians detained during receiving the second part of the tranche in the amount of 10 thousand dollars. The first part in the amount of 40 thousand dollars suspects were earlier,” the message reads.

Stated that for the account of a criminal offence the detainee is threatened by punishment in the form of imprisonment till 12 years with confiscation of property.

Earlier in Kiev when receiving a bribe detained the head of inspection of state control of cultural heritage and archaeological supervision of the Department of cultural heritage protection of Kyiv city state administration.

It was also reported that the mayor of the city in the Dnipropetrovsk region has got on a bribe in $30 thousand.

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