The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) detained two officers of the Main Departments of the SSU and the MIA of Ukraine on suspicion of corruption in Dnepropetrovsk region, the SSU press service reports.

“The lawbreakers demanded money from one of the local businesses for their assistance in closing criminal case. The offenders were detained by internal security service after taking the bribe of UAH 1,125 from business owners,” the SSU reports.

For the time being, the criminal proceedings under Part 4 of Art. 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine are opened. The investigation is underway to identify all persons involved in the corruption scheme.