Prosecutor General’s Office confirmed that Russian law enforcers on Ukraine’s inquiry to the Interpol detained in Crimea a militant from the occupied territories of Donbas Vadim Pohodin, reports Ukrainian Truth agency.
Prosecutor General’s Office announced that Pohodin was detained in Crimea on June 21 by Interpol means. He was temporarily detained on the decision of Yalta court. Pohodin is wanted according to adduction of Kramatorsk police department with charges for murder.
National police press secretary Yaroslav Trakalo reported that Ukraine put Pohodin on the international wanted list using Interpol in July 2015. He noted that as Pohodin was arrested on the occupied territories, the question of cooperation with Russian law enforcers has to be decided by the Prosecutor General’s Office.
One of the militants Ivan Semenov was the first to report about the arrest of Pohodin on the territory of Crimea. Pohodin was detained on June 20 in Yalta. According to Semenov, Pohodin is now detained in a temporary detention facility in Simferopol.
“He is detained for 40 days. During this time, Russia and Ukraine will exchange the materials of the criminal case for his further extradition to Ukraine,” Semenov wrote.
As it was reported earlier militants continue to violate 'harvest ceasefire' in Donbas. Four facts of use of weapons against the Ukrainian Armed Forces units reported over the day.