Security Service of Ukraine together with the National Police detained 106 criminal kingpins, who arrived to Sviatohirsk for funeral of the criminal lord Lyoha Krasnodonsky from Ukraine and some other former Soviet countries.
First cortege of the representatives of the criminal world was detained on Saturday night. 40 people were detained until further identity checks. 70 more with prior criminal convictions of serious indictable offense and property crimes were detained in the restaurant on Sunday, according to the press-center of the Security Service of Ukraine.
The criminal lord died of a heart attack due to drug overdose on August 25.
SBU operative investigators are now checking the detained kingpin from Russia, Moldova and temporarily occupied territories, for their connections with the terrorists of so-called DNR and LNR.