Corrupt Police Officers Caught Taking Bribes From Drivers In Hungary

  • 27 Feb 2019 1:23 PM
  • Hungary Around the Clock
Corrupt Police Officers Caught Taking Bribes From Drivers In Hungary
Crime-fighting authorities have captured 18 police officers suspected of taking bribes from drivers on the M1 motorway in a coordinated operation involving 150 staff members. 

Having obtained evidence of wrongdoing, Győr regional prosecutors questioned suspects and searched their homes, seizing a total of €10,000. 

The crime of taking bribes on the job is punishable by two to eight years imprisonment but repeat offenders could get 12 years.

 MTI Photo: Ujvári Sándor

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