Volodymyr Prokhnich, the former fighter of Aidar volunteer battalion who brought a hand grenade to the Cabinet building, has faced accusations under three articles of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. Press department of Kyiv city prosecutor's office reported that on August 5.
Prokhnich is now suspected of the capture of government buildings, illegal detention and misuse of weapons.
The pre-trial investigation is underway, and the restriction measure will be applied. The crime's motives and circumstances are being sorted out.
As we reported, the incident occurred at the Cabinet of Ministers on Wednesday morning. Prokhnich entered the building, claimed that the office is captured and threatened to set off the grenade. Later, the police confirmed it appeared to be live and ready for action. The police conducted a special operation, which resulted in the man's detention.