Ukraine’s police officer busted for bribe taking

Source : 112 Ukraine

The incident took place in Kharkiv, northeastern Ukraine
16:38, 6 September 2016


A female inspector who worked for the licensing authority of a district department of police in Kharkiv was detained by the SBU, Ukraine’s Security Service.

The SBU’s press department reported this on Tuesday, September 6.

The major of Kharkiv police systematically took bribes from the locals who needed traumatic weapons but had no legal grounds for getting the license for a weapon.     

On September 6, the law enforcers detained the woman and documented the fact of receiving the bribe totally worth of 12,000 Ukrainian hryvnas (a bit more than 483 U.S. dollars); the bribe was given for illegal effecting of the license for traumatic weapon.

The investigation under the respective article of the Criminal Code was opened.

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