The appellate court of the Sumy Region sentenced to five years of imprisonment 27 - summer ex-the chairman of Chervonensky village council and its coeval, the deputy of the same council, they were exposed that, abusing official position, demanded a bribe in the sum of 150 thousand UAH from businessmen, promising them assistance in receiving the land plot under construction of gas station, reports a press - service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
We will remind that employees of department of Public service of fight against economic crime established that the head of limited liability company which is engaged in realization of oil products addressed to these officials. The businessman asked to provide the land plot for construction of gas station. The chairman of the Village Council for assistance in the positive solution of a question at regular session of council about allocation of the land plot suggested to give it and the deputy of the Village Council of a bribe in the sum of 150 thousand UAH. The others agreed that after the next session the businessman will pay at first 100 thousand UAH, and - after full registration of the land plot.
In the evening in legal consultation extortioners got a bribe in the sum of 100 thousand UAH where at once were detained "on hot" by employees of Civil service of fight against economic crime. On the same day the prosecutor's office of the Sumy area concerning officials brought criminal case upon receiving a bribe by them in the big size, made by the official holding responsible position and is combined with bribe extortion, on signs of the crime provided ч.2 by Art. 368 of the Criminal code of Ukraine. Bribe takers were detained at once as Art. 115 Criminally - the procedural code of Ukraine.