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Judicial Administration officer caught red-handed

The official demanded 250,000 hryvnyas from a contractor.

Judicial Administration officer caught red-handed
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The deputy head of one of the regional territorial offices of the State Judicial Administration (SJA) has been detained accepting a bribe of almost 250,000 hryvnyas (about 8,920 dollars).

The police press service said that he had been demanding the bribe from a contractor for signing the paperwork and making a timely payment since mid-September 2018.

He was detained accepting 100,000 hryvnyas of the bribe.

The press service of the Prosecutor-General's Office said he worked for the Poltava regional office of the SJA.

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