Volyn region: SBU detains members of organized group, who acted as soldiers of National Guard
The SBU officers in Volyn region detained members of the organized group, involved in a series of assaults oi the territory of Ukraine.
The SBU operatives established that the criminals specialized in the committing of robberies and extortion of funds from the population in different regions of the country. They used a uniform with distinguishing signs of National Guard.
Due to the SBU relevant information the criminals planned to expand the “geography” of their criminal activity, that’s why they came from Kyiv region to Volyn region.
Due to the timely actions of law-enforcers the criminals were detained under Article 208 Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine in Manevytsky region during their attempt to commit assault on local businessman.
In the framework of initiated criminal proceeding stipulated by Part 2 Article 189 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, the involvement of mentioned persons in committing other crimes is being checked.
SBU Press Centre
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