General inspection of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine (GPU) performs pre-trial investigation in criminal proceedings on the fact of extortion by the Prosecutor of Odessa region by prior agreement with the Deputy of the Odessa regional Council of the illegal benefit from the businessman.

As reported the press service of the GPU, the investigation found that the Deputy head of the Izmail local Prosecutor’s office and the Deputy of a regional Council during June-September 2017 extorted from the Director of the company undue advantage in the amount of 40 thousand US dollars for that not to interfere with the business activities associated with the cultivation of crops.

Both of the other investigators of the Prosecutor General’s office and SBU detained after receiving a bribe. At present pre-judicial investigation proceeds. The question of the election of the specified persons of a preventive measure in the form of detention .

According Izmail media, the detainees is the Deputy Prosecutor of Ishmael Ivan marakhovsky and MP from the party “Renaissance” Ivan Boychenko.