Police identify Poltava terrorist

Source : 112 Ukraine

32-year-old Roman Skrypnyk is an ex-convict
15:39, 23 July 2020

Police have identified the Poltava terrorist
Facebook Anton Herashchenko

Police have identified the Poltava terrorist who took a police officer hostage: his name is Roman Skrypnyk. This was announced by the Deputy Interior Minister Anton Herashchenko on his Facebook page.

"The name of the person who committed a number of crimes in Poltava today and who is holding a police colonel hostage is Skrypnyk Roman Mykolayovych. He was born on February 14, 1988," Gerashchenko wrote.

It is noted that the man was previously convicted several times.

Related: Man threatens police officers with grenade in Ukraine's Poltava

"The desire of the criminal that prompted him to take a hostage and threaten to explode a grenade is not a desire to get behind bars for a long time. Nevertheless, it seems that the term of his imprisonment after all these actions will be much longer," the Deputy Interior Minister added.

As we reported, in Poltava, a man was trying to resist an arrest by threatening police officers with a grenade

He took a law enforcement officer hostage. As of now, he is moving towards Kyiv, his car is accompanied by law enforcement officers.

Related: Poltava incident: Policeman taken hostage, special operation underway

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