1st Deputy head of the main investigation Department of the Prosecutor General's office (PGO) of Ukraine Vladimir Shapkin and Deputy Prosecutor of Kiev region Alexei Cornice lost their positions after a corruption scandal, is notified on the Internet representation of GP on Thursday.
in early July it was announced that the 1st Deputy head of the main investigation Department of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, and Deputy Prosecutor of Kiev region caught While taking a bribe in the amount of more than 142 thousand dollars. According to the Deputy Prosecutor General of Ukraine David Sakvarelidze, the detainees "protected" corruption schemes. When conducting searches of the arrested was found about 400 thousand dollars in money, a Kalashnikov rifle and melee weapons, a lot of jewelry and 39 packages with diamonds.
"The Prosecutor General of Ukraine Viktor Shokin his order dismissed the first Deputy of the chief of the investigation Department of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Vladimir Shapkina and the Deputy Prosecutor of Kiev region Alexey Cornice ", - is informed in the report.