SBU detains “DNR” intelligence man in the ATO area
SBU officials jointly with the Police detained intelligence man of so-called “republican guard” of “DNR” terrorist organization near Pokrovsk (Donetsk region).
The secret service operatives established that resident of Makiivka joined illegal armed groups in 2014 and received training under the supervision of Russian instructors. The terrorist took part in combat operations against ATO forces near Debaltsevo in 2015.
The offender together with reconnaissance and subversive activities against Ukraine within the gang group controlled illegal coal mining, currency exchange and also appropriated humanitarian aid, property and vehicles of peaceful population.
The law-enforcers detained terrorist during his attempt to penetrate in the territory under Ukrainian power control with the aim of agent net creation in favor of “pseudo-republic”.
The criminal proceeding is initiated under Article 258-3 of the Criminal code of Ukraine. The terrorist is notified of suspicion and custody is chosen as restraint measure for him.
The priority investigations are under way.
For the Attention of the SBU Head