Law enforcement officers have identified two natives of Khmelnytsky region, students of one of Lviv's educational institutions, aged 19 and 24. Investigators informed them of suspicions of committing a criminal offense. This was reported by the press service of the National Police of Ukraine.
"The officers of Lviv region police, the Security Service of Ukraine and the Prosecutor's Office after search operations identified persons involved in the crime. Authorized searches were conducted at their places of residence with the involvement of special forces of Lviv region police, during which material evidence was seized. The investigators have already informed the perpetrators of the suspicions, and the court will soon choose precautionary measures for them," Vasyl Vikonsky, head of the Cheif Directorate of the National Police in Lviv region said.
Investigators informed the perpetrators of suspicions of committing a criminal offense under the article of the Criminal Code of Ukraine for abuse of a grave, other burial place or body of the deceased. The sanction of the article provides for custodial restraint for a term of four to five years or imprisonment for four to seven years.
Earlier, the monument to Stepan Bandera in Lviv was slashed with red paint on February 5 in Lviv.