This was reported by the Department of Strategic Investigations of the National Police of Ukraine
According to the investigation, the head of one of the branches of “Lviv Oblavtodor” organized a criminal scheme for additional income. For a certain fee, he provided the use of the company’s special equipment without concluding relevant contracts and making official payment.
On July 25, operatives of the Department of Strategic Investigations in the Lviv region, together with the investigators of the regional police, detained an official while receiving 20,000 hryvnias of illegal benefits from a local businessman. He was detained in accordance with Art. 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine. The funds were withdrawn.
The suspect was informed of the suspicion, the question of choosing a preventive measure is being decided.
Uncovering and documenting illegal activities was carried out jointly with the Security Service of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of the Lviv Regional Prosecutor’s Office.
For accepting an offer, promise, or receiving an illegal benefit by an official, the current legislation provides for liability – deprivation of liberty for a period of five to ten years with deprivation of the right to hold certain positions or engage in certain activities for a period of up to three years, with confiscation of property.
Department of Strategic Investigations
National Police of Ukraine