Police detained a resident of Zaporizhia region who reported on December 5 that a building of the Office of the President of Ukraine had been mined. This was reported by the press service of the local police.
On Sunday, December 5, a man who introduced himself as the Apostle called the police and said that the President's Office in Kyiv had been mined.
Police checked the premises and found that the information was untrue.
"Employees of the criminal police sector of the Vasylivka district administration have identified the author of the false report. He turned out to be a 47-year-old resident of Vasylivka. The man has already served two sentences for committing a similar crime in a medical institution with psychiatric care," the statement said.
During the inspection of the detainee, law enforcement officers confiscated a mobile phone and a SIM card.
Information about the event was entered into the Unified Register of Pre-trial Investigations under Part 2 of Art. 259 ("Known false information about the threat to public safety, destruction or damage to property") of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
As it was reported, the unknown reported about mining of the international airport in Odesa.
The Darnytsia railway station was also reported to have been mined in Kyiv. The building was inspected by explosives technicians, cynologists and law enforcement officers.