National Aviation University Acting President Caught on Receiving 170,000 Bribe

Friday, 26 August 2016, 16:03

Acting President of the National Aviation University in Kyiv Volodymyr Kharchenko was detained as he received €170,000 bribe, Poroshenko’s press secretary Svyatoslav Tsegolko informed on his Facebook page.

"The State Security Service Chief reported the detention of the acting President of the National Aviation University because of bribetaking. He was apprehended jointly by the SBU, National Anti-Corruption Bureau and Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor’s Office," Tsegolko explained.

According to the SBU message, the President involved an attorney into solicitation of a €170,000 bribe from a professor who wanted a position in the University.

The law enforcement officers detained the rector and the attorney in their offices after they had received the first part of the bribe – €100,000. Criminal proceeding is underway.

Source: Ukrayinska Pravda

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