Thursday, June 15, anticorruption officers and prosecutors detained a lawyer and a criminal prosecution officer from Police Inspectorate of Hincesti. They are suspected of influence peddling by extortion of 2,000 euros to stop a criminal prosecution.
According to the denouncer, the officer and the defender claimed and received the money to stop his prosecution for driving in a state of alcoholic intoxication and without a driving license. At the time of documentation, the alcohol concentration in the air exhaled by the driver was 0.69 mg / l. According to the suspects, part of the extorted money had to reach the prosecutor on the case.
Following the investigations, the two were recognized as suspects and detained for 72 hours.
Law enforcers initiated a criminal case in this respect. If found guilty, the suspects risk up to 5 years of imprisonment or a fine of up to 150 thousand lei.