An employee of Minsitry of Interior was arrested by NACC and Anticorruption Prosecutor's Office. He is suspected of abuse of power and submission of false statements.
In fact, the man having the status of a defendant in a criminal case pending in court, would have sent an unlawful financial remuneration of $5,000 and would be compelled by threats to make him give false statements in his favor.
As a result of special investigative measures and prosecution actions, lawman was detained in the courtroom where the case was being investigated at Rascani sector Court in Chisinau.
The suspect was detained for 72 hours and is in the prison of NACC. Preventive measures will be decided in this respect. The police initiated a criminal case.
If found guilty, the man of the law risks imprisonment for up to six years or a fine of up to 2,000 conventional units - the equivalent of 40,000 lei, in both cases with the deprivation of the right to occupy certain positions or to practice certain activities for a period of up to 10 years.
The criminal investigation is conducted by the Anti-Corruption Prosecutor.
Currently all circumstances of the case are established, to establish the criminal responsibility of the persons who are guilty.