The SBU uncovers agent of Russian secret services in Cabinet Office (information is updated, video is added)
The SBU CI Department uncovered the official of the Cabinet Office on acting in the interests of the secret services of the aggressor country.
The law enforcers established that the official was recruited by Russian secret agencies during a long-time abroad duty trip. The SBU operatives documented that the official collected information about the activities of government structures with the help of special equipment in the line of the tasks of the Russian curators. The received data was given by the offender to the curators through the electronic channels of communication.
The SBU officers In cooperation with the leadership of the Ukrainian Government detained the agent of the Russian secret services in the workplace.
In the framework of the criminal proceeding, initiated under Part 1 Article 111 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, the primary procedural actions are under way, in particular, searches of the official’s workplaces and residences.
The detainee was notified of suspicion in committing the crime.
The SBU investigators prepare the appeal to the investigating judge with the request to choose the measure of restraint in the form of custody for the detainee.
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