Top prosecutor in Kramatorsk arrested for bribery, running illegal drinking and gambling den (Video)

17:22, 08 April 2015
Ukraine
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The prosecutor in charge of the town of Kramatorsk, Andriy Sukhinin, has been arrested along with his deputy for suspected criminal activities regarding bribery, illegal trade in alcohol, and the organization of illicit gambling.

Sukhinin was caught with UAH 5 million worth of cash during a law enforcement raid, Ukraine Today reports.

The arrest continues the series of high profile public detainments executed by Ukrainian authorities in recent weeks as the government fulfills its obligations to the international community and its people to fight corruption at all levels.

The arrest of Serhiy Bochkovskiy, head of Ukraine’s Emergency Situations Service and his deputy were arrested during a government meeting was broadcast live and attracted huge public interest. The two officials are awaiting a trial date.

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