Police release 112 people detained in protester camp

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to MP Sobolev, one protester who previously served in Donbas was informed on suspicion
08:23, 4 March 2018

Ukraine's Interior Ministry

The law enforcers released all protesters detained at the protester camp near the Ukrainian Parliament, as MP Ehor Sobolev who supported the protests wrote on Facebook.

“All 112 captured during the attack on “Liberation” movement activists were released from police departments. Respect to all police officers in Shevchenkivsky and Pechersky districts who showed human attitude to the political prisoners,” he wrote.

According to the MP, one activist, Mykola Chudovskiy, who had previously served in Donbas conflict zone as part of Donbas battalion was informed on suspicion. Before the war, he was an Interior Ministry expert on shooting.

“He is accused of beating up five special forces operative near the Rada on Tuesday,” Sobolev said. 

Related: Clashes near Parliament: 11 protesters hospitalized, 1 operated

As we reported earlier, clashes between the protesters and law enforcers occurred this morning and over 100 people were detained. The police came to the camp of the protesters to conduct an investigation at the protesters' camp, according to the decision of the court.

The police officers started the investigation in the protesters’ camp under two criminal procedures: the events of Feb. 27 near the Parliament, when 14 police officers were wounded, and the events near the October palace in 2017, when police officers were also wounded. As to the events of Feb. 27, a few protesters were informed about suspicion.

While searching the premises of the camp, the police seized nine RGD-5 grenades, fuses, Molotov cocktails and five smoke grenades.

Related: Clashes near Parliament: Seven injured police officers

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