29 of the state border service officers detained on suspicion of taking bribes. About the first stage which started on may 13 of “operation Clean hands”, the Ministry said in Facebook, the press attache of the state border guard service Oleg Slobodyan.
“During the operation recorded 535 cases of guards from the illegal benefit”, – he said.
The largest amounts during this period, according to the speaker, were 3000 English feet for the opportunity to cross the border on a false passport in Borispol and 1000 euros for facilitating the smuggling of cigarettes in Bukovina.
“At the same time, the other side of the coin: 29 border guards detained on suspicion of receiving illegal benefit”, – he added.
Slobodyan noted that to fully overcome the “abuse” among the staff of SBGS during this period failed, however, the trends “add optimism”.
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