Two employees of the Forest Guard from Soroca, detained for influence peddling. They tried to help a driver caught drunk driving escape from criminal prosecution
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A head of the General Inspectorate of Riflemen, his father and an attorney, detained by the NAC and AP in an influence peddling case.01.10.2019 122 Views
Three people from Cahul were detained by the officers of the General Territorial Directorate „South” of the NAC and the anticorruption prosecutors, in an influence peddling case. They would have claimed from a defendant 2,500 euros to cover up the criminal case in which he was targeted.
It is about the company commander from the General Inspectorate of Riflemen from Cahul, his father and an attorney, all three being suspected of demanding from the denouncer 2500 euros to get him out of the case. According to the materials of the case, the suspects would have claimed the money, claiming that they can influence the case prosecutor and the judges from the Cahul district to apply a milder punishment for driving the vehicle in a state of drunkenness, and then not to appeal to the Court of Appeal the decision of the first court.
On the basis of the facts described, a criminal case has been opened under the article 326 of the Criminal Code - influence peddling, men being detained for 72 hours. If convicted, suspects could risk up to 6 years in prison or a fine ranging from 3000 to 4000 conventional units.
We remind that, every person is presumed to be innocent until a final and irrevocable decision of the court is pronounced.
Anticorruption Prosecutor`s Office conducts criminal prosecution.