Employees of the tax police of the Head office of the SFS in Vinnytsia region under the procedural guidance of the regional Prosecutor’s office have coordinated to court the criminal proceeding regarding suspicion of officials of one city council of the region, who set up a scheme to solicit funds for the allocation of land.
Within the framework of the criminal proceeding under Part 3 Article 368, Part 1 Article 366, Article 356 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine it was identified that officials of one city councils of Vinnytsia region demanded and received 7.5 thousand USD of an unlawful benefit for assisting in obtaining ownership for a land plot for the construction of an apartment building.
One of the defendants has been detained according to Article 208 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine at the end of January 2019, directly while receiving an unlawful benefit. Furtherly the court selected a preventive measure in the form of collateral in the amount of 288 thousand UAH for the detained defendant. Preventive measure in the form of house arrest was selected by a court regarding another defendant involved in the criminal case.
Currently, criminal proceeding has been sent to court with an indictment.
Imprisonment for a term of ten years might be imposed regarding the defendants.