SBU uncovers a network of “DNR” terrorist organization informers (video)
The SBU officers uncovered a network of “DNR” terrorist organization informers in Volnovakha district of Donetsk region.
The law enforcers established that the resident of Volnovakha district joined an illegal armed group of “DNR” terrorist organization in 2014. During 2016-2017, the militant offered several local residents of his native district, who live in the territory controlled by Ukraine, to cooperate with him as informers.
By order of the militant, the informers collected data regarding displacement and location of military hardware and the ATO forces near delimitation line and conveyed information to terrorists by phone. The SBU officers documented that the coordinates received from the offenders were used by illegal armed groups to shell the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The SBU operatives detained two active members of the informers’ network at their premises. The procedural actions regarding other criminals are under way.
The criminal proceeding was initiated under Part 1 Article 258-3 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine by the investigators of the SBU Office in Rivne region. The detainees were notified of crime commitment. The custody has been already chosen as a measure of restrain for one of the informers.
As the organizer resides in the territory temporarily controlled by militants, the SBU investigator initiated special pretrial investigation in order to submit materials to the Court to convict the militant in absentia.
The urgent investigations are under way.
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