Moldova: 28 policemen arrested for suspicions of passive corruption

On October 25th, the Anti-Corruption Prosecution Office announced about the arrest of 28 policemen from the National Patrol Inspectorate for suspicions of passive corruption. The policemen were arrested during a common session of the Inspectorate.

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The policemen reportedly asked and/or received sums between 100 lei and 1000 US dollars for not concluding a file for contraventions like driving in state of alcoholic drunkenness, violating the speed limit, dark windows, unfixed safety belts and others.

The policemen risk imprisonment of 5 to 10 years with a fee of 6000 to 8000 conventional units and with the ban for holding a public position for up to 10 years.

 

Moldova.org

25 October 2016

 

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