In Vinnytsia region detained the lawyer who demanded a bribe of 15 thousand USD for assistance in failure to prosecute. This was announced by the speaker of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Andriy Lysenko on his page in Facebook.
The lawyer was arrested at the scene of the offense. Now Prime investigative actions and all circumstances are investigated, including the search is carried out.
“At the present time the question of the message to the person about suspicion of committing a criminal offense under part 3 St. 368 criminal code of Ukraine (receiving a bribe – ed.), and the recent election of a preventive measure,” wrote the speaker.
The detainee is threatened by imprisonment from 5 till 10 years with deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or engage in certain activities for a term up to three years with confiscation of property.