The GPU will petition for the removal of General Budnik after completion of investigation against him

The Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine (PGO) intends to apply for the suspension from duty of the chief of the police Department of the security General Sergei Budnik, who was previously arrested on suspicion of bribery. This was reported by the press service of the GPU.

«23 August 2017 Budnik suspended from duty pending the completion of the internal investigation by the order of Chairman of national police of Ukraine. After the completion of the internal investigation the petition will be re-submitted to the court by the General Prosecutor’s office», – stated in the message.

Militiamen detained Budnik on August 22 while receiving a bribe of 96 thousand UAH. «The official police, in addition to the official payments for physical protection, through the intermediary demanded from Kiev to additionally give him monthly illegal benefit in the sum more than 80 thousand UAH. The investigators found that since June of this year, the official received more than 170 thousand UAH», – said the police.

25 August Pechersky district court of Kiev chose to the suspect of receiving a bribe Budnik a measure of restraint in form of detention and set bail in the amount of 128 thousand UAH.

The Agency «Ukrainian news» on August 30 reported that Budnik continues to perform a duty.




The GPU will petition for the removal of General Budnik after completion of investigation against him 30.08.2017

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