Prosecutor’s Office in Kyiv region and the Head Department of Security Service in Kyiv detained mayor of a town in Kyiv region. The official and his support team extorted a bribe of USD 12,000 from a representative of local construction company and premises of 4 thousand cubic meters in area.
The trespassers demanded money in exchange for non-intervention into construction of a residential compound. On Thursday, the official and his supporters were caught red-handed as they received the bribe worth of EUR 200,000. The perpetrators face up to 10 years in prison with deprivation of property. The criminal case has been opened; the investigation is underway.