Two investigators from Sângerei Police Inspectorate were taken into custody by National Anticorruption Center for questionings, on suspicion of influence peddling. Supposedly, they took 5 000 euro pretending to have influence upon employees from National Anticorruption Center.
According to the investigation, officers extorted money promising that they could influence anticorruption officers in a case where two men are accused of influence peddling.
The two police officers were arrested for 72 hours. If found guilty, they risk to 7 years of imprisonment or an up to 300 000 lei fine.
The investigation continues.