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Dnipropetrivsk region: SBU exposes drug gang led by police officer

SBU officers jointly with internal security unit of the National Police under the procedural supervision of Military Prosecutor's Office exposed an organized group specializing in selling drugs.

The security service officers established that the drug gang, which consisted of residents of Kamianske, was led by the local police department officer. The criminals set up deliveries of drugs and psychotropic substances from other regions of Ukraine, creating an extensive regional network for sale of opium and marijuana.

The SBU officers documented several facts of the illegal activity of gang members.

During the sanctioned investigative actions in the criminals’ residences officers found drugs, off-the-record financial statements and other material evidence.

Four detainees were served a notice of suspicion in committing the crime stipulated by Part 2 Article 307 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The two of them were detained under Article 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine. The measure of restraint in the form of detention has been chosen.

The urgent investigative and operative actions on bringing to criminal responsibility other offenders involved in the illegal activities are under way.

SBU Press Centre


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Zhydkov Dmytro Mykhailovych
Shevchenko Daniil Borysovych
Yatsenko Viktor Viacheslavovych

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