Ex-Tornado fighters transferred from Kyiv's Lukyanivska prison

Source : 112 Ukraine

There were transferred to four prisons on the decision of the court
18:57, 20 November 2018

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Former fighters of Tornado special task force unit were transferred to another four prisons by the decision of the court after the incident that took place at Lukyanivska prison. Thus, they are not detained at Lukyanivska prison anymore. Denys Chernyshov, Deputy Justice Minister, made such statement as reported.

As it was reported earlier, four former fighters of Tornado special task force unit and two workers of Lukyanivska prison were served with charge papers on the riot case.

Related: Riot in prison: Ex-Tornado fighters could freely go in the streets

Earlier, on August 9 clashes between the citizens and law enforcers occurred during transferring of ex-fighters of Tornado near Lukyanivska Prison in Kyiv.

As a result, three Tornado fighters, kept in Lukyanivska Prison, were transferred and the others were put in an isolation cell. As the representatives of the Justice Ministry informed, one law enforcer got injured as the fighters used handmade firecrackers. Moreover, it was reported that Tornado fighters poured petrol on a law enforcer and threatened to burn him.

Related: Case of ex-fighters of "Tornado": The police surrounded the court building

Earlier, two workers of Lukyanivska Prison passed Tornado fighters the prohibited items.

Pavlo Petrenko, Ukraine’s Justice Minister, announced severe administrative decisions concerning Lukyanivska Prison workers soon.

Later Ruslan Romashkov, Head of Boryspil Penal Colony #119, became the new Head of Kyiv Remand Center more known as Lykyanivska Prison.

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