Counterintelligence officers of Ukraine’s Security Service detained the commander of one of the sabotage groups from the self-proclaimed Luhansk People’s Republic in Odesa region. This was reported by the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU).
According to the investigation, a native of Luhansk region in 2014 took part in the seizure of the SBU in Luhansk region and provided its "protection".
Subsequently, he continued his terrorist activities and took part in hostilities against anti-terrorist operation forces as commander of the reconnaissance and sabotage group.
The malefactor was detained upon arrival in the territory controlled by the Ukrainian authorities.
He has been informed about the suspicion of committing a crime under Part 1 of Art. 258-3 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine ("Creation of a terrorist group or terrorist organization, the leadership of a group or organization or participation in, as well as organizational or other support to the creation or activity of a terrorist group or terrorist organization").
A measure of restraint in the form of detention has been chosen as well.
As we reported earlier, in Horlivka, Donetsk region, the explosion occurred under a car of a commander of a battalion of people’s militsiya (militia) of Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR).