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 Senior border guard officer arrested after receiving bribe

A restraint measure of a 60-day custody has been chosen for the Head of the Domestic Security Division of the State Border Service of Ukraine Mukacheve Border Guard Detachment with amount of bail making 999,000 hryvnias.

This is stated in the report of the Military Prosecutor's Office of the Western region, Censor.NET reports.

"At the request of the Military Prosecutor's Office of the Western region, the investigating judge of the Shevchenko District Court of Lviv chose a restraint measure of a 60-day custody for the Head of the Internal Security Division of the State Border Service of Ukraine Mukacheve Border Guard Detachment with amount of bail making 999,000 hryvnias. The Military Prosecutor's Office of the Western region Investigation Division in cooperation with the SBU General Directorate for Combating Corruption and Organized Crime and the State Border Service of Ukraine Internal Security Department documented a fact of receiving an undue profit of 15,000 hryvnias by the Head of the Internal Security Division of the State Border Service of Ukraine Mukacheve Border Guard Detachment from a soldier of the mentioned detachment for not interfering with his further military service," the statement reads.

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The information about the crime has been entered in the Unified Register of Pre-trial Investigations under Part 3 of Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (receipt of undue profit and extortion).

A pre-trial investigation is underway.

 
 
 
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