Two Sevastopol prosecutors detained for taking bribes
According to some reports, the amount of the bribe reached 1.1 million rubles ($17.200).
In Sevastopol, two employees of the Prosecutor's Office came under investigation for receiving a bribe of 1.1 million rubles. As reported by RBC referring to a source in the regional police, both employees were detained, but after interrogation, they were released under recognizance not to leave. According to preliminary data, they received illegal compensation from entrepreneurs trading without licenses near Victory Park.
The Prosecutor General's Office stated that the operational activities were conducted with the support of the department combating corruption.
"When identifying illegal actions committed by prosecutors, a fast and tough reaction always follows," the representative of the Prosecutor General's Office said.
According to the source of the portal, the detention operation was being prepared for two months. It is specified that senior public prosecutor of the general supervision over compliance with the legislation Sofya Neplyukhina and prosecutor Sergey Dzhavlakha fell under suspicion. A source in the police confirmed the detention of two prosecutors.