An official of the water utility will be tried in Transcarpathia

18 October 2019 10:38  17204518 0206645
An official of the water utility will be tried in Transcarpathia

An official of the inter-district department of the State Water Resources Agency will be tried 
The official is charged with committing a criminal offense under Part 3 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (acceptance of an offer, promise or receipt of unlawful benefit by an official) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. 
In July 2019, officers of the Economic Crime Department in Transcarpathian region, under the procedural control of the Prosecutor's Office in Transcarpathian region, exposed the criminal scheme for obtaining an undue benefit by the chief of the inter-district department of the State Water Resources Agency, who demanded $ 4,200 bribe from an entrepreneur for issuance of permits for cleaning of the Tisa river channel (sand-gravel mixture). 
The official was notified of being suspected under Part 3 of Article 368 (acceptance of an offer, promise or receipt of unlawful benefit by an official) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. 
The pre-trial investigation was completed and the indictment was sent to court. 
The sanction of the article provides for a sentence in the form of imprisonment for a term of five to ten years, with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or to engage in certain activity for a term of up to three years, with confiscation of property. 
Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine National Police of Ukraine Economic Crime Department of the National Police of Ukraine 

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