In the Carpathian detained for a bribe the chief of a customs post

На Прикарпатье задержан за взятку начальник таможенного поста

The official faces up to 10 years in prison

The official demanded money from entrepreneurs for not to form artificial barriers at customs clearance of goods imported from the EU.

Investigators of the State Bureau of investigation has exposed the chief of one of customs posts of the Ivano-Frankivsk customs office of the SFS on extortion of a bribe in the amount of $ 2,500. Reports a press about it-service GBR Monday, August 19.

“According to preliminary information, he demanded illegal benefit from physical persons-entrepreneurs for not to form artificial barriers at customs clearance of goods imported from the EU; for the smooth clearance of goods “fabric for making blinds” “the head of the customs office has already received 2000 dollars”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that the official was detained as article 208 Criminally-the procedural code of Ukraine during receiving a bribe. He serves the notice.

“In the case of evidence of guilt, the official is threatened by punishment in the form of deprivation of liberty for a period of 5 till 10 years with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to three years with confiscation of property”, – said in the RRG.

Earlier in Kiev arrested the doctors from the cancer Institute for taking bribes. The doctors demanded of cancer patients and 70 thousand hryvnias of a bribe for issuing free medicines procured for public funds.

It was also reported that in the Rivne region will judge the commander of the military unit for extortion and receiving $10 thousand bribe.

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