Mukachevo policemen were caught on bribe

Press service of Transcarpathian Prosecutor's office  30 January 2013 17:23  11529461 030047

Yesterday, January 29, officers of Mukachevo city police department, acting on a prior agreement, demanded and received from a resident of Mukachevo part of the previously agreed sum of bribe in the amount of 3,200 UAH, for not bringing a citizen K. to criminal resposibility for illegal possession of cannabis.   

The suspects were detained in the order of Art. 208 of the CPC of Ukraine. Prosecutors of the region ensured the control over the pretrial investigation.

Investigator for especially important cases of the prosecutors office of the region entered into the Unified registry of pre-trial investigations the information about the criminal offense under Part 3 of Art.368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (receiving of a bribe 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) over the extortion of the $ 500 bribe committed by officers of Mukachevo city police department.

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