A fourth high-ranking police official resigned in the past two months after local media uncovered the lavish lifestyle his daughters lead on photo-sharing service Instagram and the luxury cars the family allegedly owns. The two daughters’ father is Oleksandr Yershov, acting head of the traffic police, who declared a monthly income of Hr 12,000 ($1,500) in 2013.
Interior Minister Arsen Avakov accepted Yershov’s resignation late on May 19, saying on his Facebook page that an internal investigation is underway into what the media discovered.
However, a group of 18 Ukrainian lawmakers, nearly half of whom are members of the parliamentary anti-corruption committee, are calling for the dismissal of Avakov, accusing him of not doing enough to cleanse his ministry of corrupt officials.
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