The Security Service of Ukraine exposed one of the leaders of State Ecological Academy of Postgraduate Education and Management, that involved, according to the investigation, in obtaining to undue gain.
According to SBU report, the official has established an illegal mechanism for receiving money from representatives of commercial structures. For various amounts of money, the suspect probably contributed to the formal conduct of scheduled and unscheduled inspections by employees of the State Environmental Inspectorate of capital district.
According to the head of department for investigating especially serious crimes of the investigative department of Kyiv police Maxim Aslanov, the employee is suspected of extorting and receiving money from the director of limited liability company for resolving the issue of not taking additional response measures by the State Environmental Inspectorate on the basis of order.
SBU documented the fact of extortion by the suspect of UAH 70,000 about USD 3,000.
The law enforcement detained the official in Kyiv after receiving the whole sum of illegal gain. The issue of serving the detainee a notice of suspicion of taking a bribe by an official (P. 3 Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine) is being decided. The investigation is ongoing to bring to justice all the persons who involved in this case. SBU report.
The detainee faces up to ten years in prison with confiscation of property.