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Acting police chief in central Ukraine caught red-handed

He was offering a bribe for passing qualification tests.

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Prosecutors have detained the acting chief of the National Police directorate in Cherkasy Region on suspicion of offering a bribe to his superiors, the Prosecutor-General's Office has said on its official website.

They also detained the deputy director of the Post-Graduate Education Institute of the National Academy of Internal Affairs. Both are suspected of attempting to bribe the National Police deputy chief with 2,000 dollars and 400 l of pre-paid petrol in exchange for passing qualification tests.

According to the National Police website, the acting chief of the Cherkasy regional police is Vladyslav Pustovar.