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A commander of a military unit in Ukraine's western Rivne region was caught on receiving a $10,000 bribe from a local entrepreneur, the press service of the regional military prosecutor's office reported.

The official, who serves in the rank of a Colonel, demanded and received from an entrepreneur the funds for the signing of contracts for procurement and installation of CCTV equipment in the territory of a military base.

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The offender was detained while receiving the second part of the bribe in the amount of $7,000.

Prior to that, the law enforcers duly documented the receipt of the first part of the bribe ($3,000).

Currently, priority investigative actions are underway.