“During the day, the police received 13 statements and reports about events related to the stay of Hasidic pilgrims in Ukraine. As a result, the police opened one criminal case under Part 1 of Article 309 (“Illegal production, manufacture, acquisition, storage, transportation or shipment of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances or their analogues without the purpose of sale") of the Criminal Code," the message reads.
Law enforcement officers also drew up two administrative reports on violations of the rules of stay in Ukraine and transit through the territory of Ukraine by foreigners and stateless persons.
The agency noted that in general, the night during the celebration of Rosh Hashanah was calm.
As it was reported earlier, this year the mass celebration of the Jewish New Year falls on September 6-8.
More than 600 police officers and more than 200 National Guard soldiers arrived in Uman to ensure public order and security. As of September 5, almost 23,000 Hasidic pilgrims arrived in Uman, including 1,730 children.