Head of the Criminal Investigation Bureau of Braila Police, arrested for abuse of office, blackmail and destruction of evidence
The head of the Criminal Investigation Bureau of Braila Police, Ionel Iorga, was detained by the National Anti-Corruption Department (DNA) Galati prosecutors for abuse of office, blackmail and theft or destruction of evidence, being accused of intervening in a criminal file.
According to the DNA, the Prosecutors of the Territorial Service Galati have ordered the initiation of criminal proceedings and remand of Ionel Iorga on November 12, for abuse of service, for obtaining undue benefits, blackmail, abuse of office in repeated forms (three material acts) and theft or destruction of evidence or documents in repeated form (2 material acts).
The prosecutors specify, in the order of detention, that during October-December 2013, he, taking advantage of his position, has failed deliberately his job duties in a criminal file, operated by the Police department under his authority, by taking abusive decisions to interfere in the criminal investigations carried out by a police officer, his subordinate.
Specifically, Iorga asked his subordinate repeatedly to determine, exceeding his duties, two persons involved in the file to pay RON 1,100 to the injured party as undue benefits.