Lviv region resident sent threats to one of presidential candidates

Source : 112 Ukraine

26-year-old woman used her father’s phone
17:10, 24 February 2019

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In Lviv, the police identified the woman who had sent threats to one of the candidates for the presidency of Ukraine. This is reported on the page of the National Police in Lviv region on Facebook.

The attacker was a 26-year-old resident of Lviv region. She sent threats from her father’s phone. According to the suspect, she did it because she supports another candidate.

The main investigative department of the National Police of Ukraine has opened criminal proceedings.

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As reported, the Kyiv police are investigating an attempt to bribe voters through social networks.

“The police of Kyiv received the message from one director of a social organization, a fake profile of which appeared in the social network. The director stated that on this page there was information about the participation of the citizens in the action in support of one of the candidates in the presidential elections. All the participants will receive the remuneration in the amount of $20 for coming to the Hayvoron park in Kyiv”, - the report said.  

The law enforcement launched the criminal proceedings under Part 2 of Article 160 (bribing a voter or a referendum participant) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. 

Earlier it was reported that since the beginning of the election campaign, the National Police registered 1,741 reports related to violation of electoral legislation.

As is known, the presidential election will be held on March 31, 2019 (the presidential election campaign began on December 31, 2018). Parliamentary elections will be held in October.

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