KIEV. 7 Aug. UNN. The acting head of the investigation Department of national police in the Odessa region, two deputies of local authorities of Odessa region and the chief of one of departments of the Odessa regional Council to be tried for extortion 72 thousand US dollars. This was reported by the press service of the Ministry, reports UNN.
“Completed pre-trial investigation and sent to court the indictment in criminal proceedings against the acting chief of the investigation Department of the NP in the Odessa region, two members of the local level of the Odessa region and the chief of one of departments of the Odessa regional Council, which is charged with extortion in the group and receive cash in the amount of 72 thousand US dollars, i.e. in especially large size”, – stated in the message.
It is established that the specified persons acting by prior conspiracy by a group of persons, expressing threats to damage and destroy the property of the victim, demanded and received cash in the amount of 72 thousand US dollars which she got from the sale of a land plot in the resort town of Zatoka Belgorod-Dniester district of Odessa region.
“The indictment in the criminal proceedings 7 August 2018 attorney is directed to seaside district court of Odessa for consideration on the merits,” — said the press service.
For committing such crimes according to the sanction of part 4 of article 189 of the criminal code of Ukraine accused faces punishment in the form of imprisonment from 7 till 12 years with confiscation of property.
Earlier in Odessa region was detained a lawyer who demanded a million hryvnias of a bribe.