In the Zaporozhye region detained the chief of police for extortion from businessmen

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KIEV. April 20. UNN. During a joint special operation by anti-corruption authorities, under the personal control of the management of NHRIs, at the end of 2018 was detained by the chief of police of Genera in receiving regular bribes from businessmen. But this became known only on April 19, reports UNN citing the website of the National police.

New officers of the police Department demanded from the entrepreneurs on a monthly basis to pay “tribute” to the local police Department for not preventing business activities associated with scrap metal, and avoid criminal prosecution.

In December 2018 forces soldiers of the quick response Department and field investigators of Department of internal security of the NHRI, the investigative RRT, under the procedural leadership of the GPU, with the personal commitment of the leadership of the National police of Ukraine was detained the head Pology police Department.

42-year-old police Colonel was accused of systematic extortion and receiving bribes from local residents who were engaged in operations related to scrap metal.

However, operatives of the Zaporozhye management of Department of homeland security and the National police of Ukraine again found that the acting Deputy chief Pology OP and the detective of the same units continue illegal actions of the former official.

In particular, one of the entrepreneurs said that threatens to create problems in business, management staff Pology OP GUNP in the Zaporozhye region are forced to pass monthly 8000 hryvnia “tribute” for further activities without interference. And for the previous period, “late”, had to return “penalty” in the amount of 24 thousand UAH.

According to the materials of the internal security of NHRIs military Prosecutor’s office of Zaporizhzhya garrison of the southern region of Ukraine jointly with the Territorial administration of the RRG, located in the city of Melitopol, was initiated criminal proceedings on the fact convicted under part 3 St. 368 Criminal code of Ukraine.

Getting caught involved in illegal benefit for total amount of UAH 40 000 was documented by joint action of the Zaporozhye UDB FSL, RRT, and the military Prosecutor. Lieutenant Colonel and senior Lieutenant of police detained immediately after the corrupt transaction, with the personal approval and principled position of the leadership of the National police of Ukraine. On the basis of the requirements of article 208 of the criminal procedure code of Ukraine detained the both.

Ahead of the announcement of suspicion and remand to the police. For corruption, they face imprisonment for the term from 5 years to 10 years.

It should be noted that the criminal proceedings against the detainee previously head of Pology of the police Department, will be sent to court with a verdict of guilty in the near future.

We will remind, the General Prosecutor of Ukraine opened criminal proceedings against the former head of the Department of explosive service, established a system of extortion of money from subordinates.