The military Prosecutor’s office of Sumy garrison, together with operatives of Department of protection of the economy arrested the mayor of the city of Romney when receiving a bribe. Reports a press about it-service of Prosecutor’s office.
According to the prosecution, the mayor demanded from the regional Manager of one of the communities 50 thousand UAH in return for permission for the construction, operation, and maintenance of computer and cable network of the city.
First, the mayor received 10 thousand UAH for the submission of the matter to the Executive Committee of the city Council, and upon receiving the second part of it was detained by militiamen.
The issue of communication to the mayor on suspicion of committing a crime under part 3 of article 368 of the criminal code (accepting the offer, promise or receipt by an official unlawful benefit on a large scale) and the election of a preventive measure.
The mayor of the city of Romney is Sergey Calaton, he was re-elected to the post in October 2015.