4 000 UAH for the permission to cut trees

19 September 2012 16:19  2621121 021641
4 000 UAH for the permission to cut trees

The Prosecutor of the Transcarpathian region instituted criminal proceedings against the master of the forest over the bribery in the amount of 4 thousand (Part 2 of Art. 368 of CC of Ukraine - punishable by imprisonment for a term of five to ten years with confiscation of property and deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to three years).

It has been established that in early September, 39-year-old master of the forest of Lopukhovo Forestry of "Yasinya LH" in Rakhiv district, demanded and received bribes from a resident of Transcarpathia. In exchange for the money master of the forest promised to "look away" and not write a protocol over the illicit felling of 4 cubic meters of wood. In addition, he personally marked another 10 trees, which he also allowed to cut down. The police detained him while receiving the bribe.

The investigation continues.

Source: Press office of the Prosecutor of the Transcarpathian region

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