An investigator of Mukachevo police department was arrested taking a $ 400 bribe

Press service of Transcarpathian Prosecutor's office  22 April 2013 17:47  14234265 034917
An investigator of Mukachevo police department was arrested taking a $ 400 bribe

Investigative Department of the Regional Prosecutors Office entered in the Unified register of pre-trial investigations the information on the criminal offense under Part 3 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (bribe taking by an official who holds a responsible position, combined with extortion - punishable by imprisonment for a term of 5 to 10 years with confiscation of property).

An investigator of the Mukachevo police department demanded and received from a resident of Irshava district a bribe in the amount of $ 400 for releasing her 17-year-old son from criminal liability for making and selling brass knuckles. 

First he received $ 100, and in a few days - the second part of the previously agreed sum of bribe in the amount of $ 300, after which he was immediately detained at the scene of a criminal offense by officers of the Internal Security Department in Transcarpathian region.

The suspect was arrested according to Art. 208 of the CPC of Ukraine.

Prosecutor's office ensured control over the pretrial investigation.

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