The SBI reported suspicion to a law enforcer who offered to return the entrepreneur's property for US 20 thousand dollars
The SBI agents, in close cooperation with the Prosecutor General's Office, served a notice of suspicion to a Kyiv law enforcer who extorted a US 20,000 dollars bribe from an entrepreneur.
It was established that the law enforcer offered to return the property seized during the investigation to the entrepreneur, who was a witness in the case he was investigating, in exchange for money.
The law enforcement officer also promised that f in exchange for the bribe he would not change the status of the witness and would not bring the suspect to criminal responsibility.
The offender was detained red-handed while receiving the money.
The law enforcer is suspected of soliciting and receiving, as an official holding a responsible position, an unlawful benefit in a particularly large amount for himself (Part 4 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).
The sanction of the article provides for imprisonment for up to 12 years.
The Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine is in charge of the proceedings.