Employees of Department of Public service of fight against economic crime exposed in bribery the mayor Konstantinovka Donetsk region. The mayor demanded from the business owner, the inhabitant of Donetsk, a bribe in the sum more than 300 thousand UAH for the positive solution of a question concerning allocation of the land plot which is in property of Konstantinovsky city council. On the specified site of 1,5 hectares in size the businessman intended to construct hotel complex what required the City Council decision concerning providing permission to design and documentation preparation on a construction of the mentioned complex.
Previously it is established that the Konstantinovsky mayor told to the businessman that this decision of the City Council possibly only on condition of transfer of 300 thousand hryvnias to it. Thus the mayor demanded to transfer the first part of a bribe in the sum of 150 thousand hryvnias to it directly after acceptance by city council of the decision concerning providing permission, and other part later - after making decision on allocation of the specified land plot.
On May 21 the Konstantinovsky city council made the decision concerning granting to the businessman of permission to design and preparation of the corresponding technical documentation.
Next day, on May 22, the businessman behind the previous arrangement met the mayor in his study and transferred it part of a bribe of 150 thousand hryvnias. Right after it the official was detained "on hot" by the staff of Ministry of Internal Affairs GSBEP Department of Ukraine and the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine. During a search in a study of the mayor 150 thousand UAH and documents which confirm his illegal activity were revealed and withdrawn.
Today are carried out quickly - investigation and investigative actions. The issue concerning election to the suspect of a measure of restraint in the form of detention is resolved.
The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine of rather Konstantinovsky mayor brought criminal case behind signs of the crime provided by Art. 14 p.1 and h. 3 Art.368 (Receiving a bribe in especially large size or the official who holds especially responsible position) the Criminal code of Ukraine.