Censor.NET reports citing Lutsenko on Facebook.
"The members of the Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) and Security Service (SBU) in the Lviv region documented the extortion and taking 12,000 hryvnia (about $440) in bribe by employee of the local prosecutor's office Mykola Kalifitskyi from the female defendant in criminal proceedings for imposing the mildest possible punishment against her.
"The corrupt official was detained red-handed under the article 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine just as he was accepting 12,000 hryvnia.
"The funds were found and seized in full during the crime scene investigation. The investigative actions and searches are conducted at the suspect's workplace," the prosecutor general said.
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