Head of regional state administration detained at large-scale bribetaking, - Minister Avakov. PHOTOS

Aug. 27, the police and Prosecutor General's Office detained red-handed the Head of the Lypova Dolyna Regional State Administration in the Sumy region, while receiving through an intermediary a part of a bribe in the amount of 700,000 hryvnias (about $32,671).

This was announced by the Interior Minister Arsen Avakov on his Facebook page, Censor.NET reports.

According to him, the offenders were detained in a cafe near the administration. Searches are underway at grafter's office and residence, with custody and corresponding suspicion to be shortly effected.



Moreover, according to Avakov, earlier the official has already been under a criminal proceeding due to extortion of a bribe of 1.5 million hryvnias for a permit to conduct exploration works in the region.Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/p349427