Workers of the National Police of Kyiv region detained deputy mayor of the town of Boryspil, as he demanded a bribe from a local real estate developer. The law enforcers also detained his mediator, Ukraine's Interior Ministry reports.
According to the report, the official demanded the improper advantage, such as three apartments or 30,000 US dollars for non-interference while putting a new-built house into operation. Deputy mayor also brought a sidekick trying to conceal his illegal actions.
The policemen seized an agreement of sale and purchase of real estate property on the approximate sum of USD 7,000,000.
As the law enforcers detained the mediator, secretary of Boryspil city council reached the site, along with non-identified persons who resisted police workers. The secretary fled the site but they still detained him later.
The culprits will be charged with bribery.
Earlier this month, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) closed the case against former Deputy Minister for Occupied Territories Yuriy Grymchak. The ex-official was suspected of bribery and power abuse.