KIEV. May 23. UNN. Employees of SBU exposed the mechanism of receiving bribes from the citizens by the leadership of one of regional departments of the Main Directorate of the National police in the Odessa region. About it reports a press-the SBU center, reports UNN.

“Operatives of the intelligence service established that the police systematically extorted money from citizens by not bringing to criminal and administrative responsibility. Employees of SB of Ukraine has documented four episodes of illegal activity of the police related to the extortion of illegal benefit and its distribution between participants of the transaction”, – stated in the message.

Militiamen detained three leaders of the district police station after receiving the next bribe in the amount of 20 thousand UAH. Money the attackers demanded from the local businessman for not preventing commercial activities on the territory of one of the city beaches of Odessa. Now the issue of declaring the detainee about suspicion in Commission of crime and the election of a preventive measure. In the framework of the open criminal proceedings under part 3 St. 368 Criminal code of Ukraine the pretrial investigation, in particular to establish the possible involvement in illegal activities of other police officers. The operation to expose the attackers was held in conjunction with the Prosecutor’s office and the internal security of the Channel.

Recall that in the Volyn region, head of Department inspectors, border guards, air force “Food” and demanded 1.2 thousand dollars. bribes for free passage through border 120 boxes of smuggled cigarettes.