Tomorrow, on July 23, the Lutsk court will choose a measure of restraint for the criminal who hijacked the bus and took the passengers hostage, the National Police of Ukraine in Volyn region reports.
"Today the culprit will be declared a suspect, and tomorrow the court will choose a measure of restraint for him. Now he has been placed in a temporary holding facility," the statement said.
Law enforcement officers opened criminal proceedings under the articles "Hostage taking", " Unlawful handling of weapons, ammunition or explosives", "Trespass against life of a law enforcement officer, a member of a community formation for the protection of public order, or a military servant" and "Act of terrorism”.
As we reported earlier, on July 21, an unknown man hijacked the suburban bus "Berestechko - Krasnylovka" and took 20 people hostage.
His actions were caused by dissatisfaction with Ukraine’s political system. Nevertheless, there were no clear demands on his part.
He eventually surrendered to the law enforcement officers, there were no victims among the hostages.