The serviceman involved a local law enforcement officer in the illegal scheme, who became an intermediary.
In the Poltava region, the head of one of the regional territorial recruitment and social support centers was exposed, he bribes promised to avoid the call for mobilization.
This was reported in Telegram State Bureau of Investigation.
“The serviceman involved a local law enforcement officer in the illegal scheme, who became an intermediary. The cost of the “service” was 50,000 hryvnia. Bureau employees, together with SBU officers, detained the intermediary while transferring part of the bribe from one of the conscripts,” the report says.
Specialized prosecutor’s office in the military and defense sphere addedthat the serviceman demanded 18,000 hryvnias from the man for excluding him from the lists of persons liable for military service, subject to conscription for mobilization and not serving the summons.
The department clarified that the organizer of the scheme is a lieutenant colonel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and his intermediary is a police captain.
At present, the accomplices have been informed of the suspicion of receiving unlawful benefits by an official, by prior agreement by a group of persons (part 3 of article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine). They face up to 6 years in prison.
Recall, a little earlier counterintelligence operative caught accepting $60,000 bribe.