The officers of Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) have searched one of National Police departments in Kherson region because of suspicion of disclosure of State secret. This was reported by the SSU press service.
As it is specified, local resident called SSU and handed law enforcement officers memory stick containing Top Secret document.
"The SBU operatives established that the USB flash drive, which was prohibited for keeping secret information, belonged to one of the officials of the Police Office. The SBU officials also documented that this fact was tried to be hidden through the manipulation with the official documents. In the framework of the criminal proceedings initiated under Article 328 (Disclosure of state secrets) and Article 366 (Forgery in office) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, the department of the National Police was searched. During the searches the materials confirming commitment of the criminal violation were seized," the message reads.
Pre-trial investigation continues.