Crimea’s Prosecutor Office identified more than 9,000 law enforcers who committed state treason defecting to the Russian side during the annexation of the peninsula, as Mykola Ivanets, First Deputy Prosecutor of Crimea, said, Ukrinform reports.
“Crimea’s Investigation Administration of the Prosecutor’s Office is conducting a pre-trial investigation of 123 criminal proceedings on a commission of the state treason. Within the pre-trial investigation, the staff number of 18 law enforcement agencies was determined, who worked on the territory of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and in Sevastopol before the peninsula was occupied, which is 18,600 people,” Ivanets stated.
He added that the Investigation Department of the Crimean Prosecutor’s Office defined complete identification data of more than 9,000 people.
“Today we have the respective records which comprise the necessary information about more than 4,000 people among the law enforcers,” First Deputy Prosecutor said.
Earlier, it was reported that the Prosecutor’s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea is checking the involvement of every Crimean civil servant to the commission of a state treason, which has to include subversive activities.