Dnipropetrivsk region: SBU exposes criminal group on committing robberies under the guise of police officers (video)
SBU officers exposed an organized criminal group that committed grave felonies under the guise of the Police in Novomoskovsk (Dnipropetrivsk region).
The law enforcers established that the offenders put on police uniform and stopped the private cars, holding the citizens at a gunpoint.
The SBU operatives in cooperation with the Police special unit detained four members of the criminal group during commitment of yet another robbery on the Dnipro-Donetsk highway.
During the search of the offenders cars and residences, the law enforcers seized firearms, radios, special-purpose registration numbers and the police uniforms.
The issue of serving a notice of suspicion to the detainees in committing the crime and choosing custody as the measure of restraint is being decided. The urgent investigative and operative actions in the framework of the criminal proceeding initiated under Part 2 Article 189 and Part 1 Article 353 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine are under way.
The operation was conducted jointly with the Police under the procedural supervision of the Prosecutor's Office.
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