Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov fired Colonel Mykhailo Bank, head of the strategic investigation department of the National Police in the Ivano-Frankivsk region. About this on his Facebook page wrote MP from the Servant of the People faction Oleksandr Dubinsky.
"Minister Avakov reacted to the MP’s appeal about the incorrect actions of the head of the strategic investigation department of the National Police in the Ivano-Frankivsk region, Mykhailo Bank. Let me remind you, Bank wanted to inventory the Jewish regional community. That is, to conduct a census of Jews," the MP said.
Dubinsky said that the police officer was dismissed from his post on May 15.
“On behalf of my colleagues I want to express my gratitude to the Minister for an adequate and timely reaction,” the MP wrote.
As we reported before, In Ivano-Frankivsk region, the regional police made a request for a copy of the community’s charter and personal data of its participants, as well as lists of students in Kolomyia universities.