Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the SBU.
"The investigator and a local policeman demanded money from a local resident for canceling of a criminal prosecution for bodily injury. Officers of the SBU together with the Prosecutor's Office and National Police officers apprehended the deputy chief in his office while he was taking a 49,000-hryvnia bribe ($2,000 - ed.). The police inspector was apprehended near the district police department," the statement reads.
Criminal proceeding has been opened under Article 386 (part 3) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
Involvement of the apprehended police officers in other cases of corruption is being checked.
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