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 About $500,000 and valuables seized from the detained prosecutor's office officials. PHOTOS

The Security Service of Ukraine together with the Prosecutor General's Office detained the first deputy chief of the Main Investigation Department of the Prosecutor General's Office and the Deputy Prosecutor of the Kyiv region. The senior officials of the Prosecutor's Office have entered into a corruption conspiracy and received a bribe in the amount of 3,150,000 hryvnia.

Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the SBU.

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The offenders confiscated equipment from a company engaged in mining of sand in the Kyiv region having blocked its activities. The prosecutors extorted and received hryvnia equivalent of $150,000 through intermediaries to "help" to return the equipment.

The law enforcement officers found evidence of corrupt activities of prosecutors during searches in their workplaces and in private houses. In particular, the SBU officers seized $400 000 from the first deputy head of the Main Investigation Department, while a significant number of jewelry, 65 diamonds and Kalashnikov assault rifle were seized from the Deputy Prosecutor of the Kyiv region.

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Both detainees were served notice of suspicion of committing a crime under Part 4 of the Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The article provides single option sanction of imprisonment from eight to twelve years with confiscation of property.

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