Staff of the Prosecutor General's Office brought on December 16 criminal case against the mayor of Nezhin of the Chernigov area Mikhail Prikhodko on suspicion in receiving a bribe of 60 thousand dollars.
The chief of the center of public relations of Management of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Chernigov area Sergey Bryl reported about it.
"About 9 o'clock in the morning detained (Prikhodko)", - he told.
According to him, the detention was carried out by the staff of investigative department of the Prosecutor General's Office and department of Public service on fight against economic crimes of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
He specified that in a residence investigative actions in which representatives of the Chernigov militia take part also are now carried out.
According to Bryl, criminal case upon a bribe was brought by investigative department of the State Office of Public Prosecutor of h. 2 Art. 368 of the Criminal code (receiving a bribe in especially large sizes).
He added that militiamen now conduct search of helpers of a crime.