According to the police, at first the detainee had a Hungarian citizenship and a changed name. In Slovakia, he lived only a few meters away from the police station, in Košice he has been about 2 years with a false passport for Volodymyr G.
Also, the law enforcement bodies released a photo of his past on which the Ukrainian was together with other armed people. Previously, he had to attack police and police cars with a grenade and a machine gun.
"He was announced wanted on suspicion of committing crimes - deliberate threats of murder, taking hostages, banditry, terrorism, attacks on public officials and others," regional prosecutor Milan Fylychko said.
According to the information, he could supply weapons to illegal armed formations. Therefore, the police took extraordinary measures to arrest him.
Ukrainian is currently in custody. According to the law-enforcers, if he is found guilty, he can be sentenced for up to 15 years of imprisonment.
Also, the issue of his extradition is being considered.
As it was reported earlier, enforcing the judgement made by the Stockholm arbitrage in a lawsuit filed by Ugas, a Slovakian court decided to put gas supplies imported from Slovakia by Naftogaz under arrest on 20 December 2017.
The Stockholm arbitrage made its final decision in regards to the lawsuit filed by the Italian company Ugas on 19 December 2017, although the case concerns a contract from 2007. The plaintiff filed a lawsuit against Naftogaz to the Stockholm arbitrage. The total amount of the lawsuit today, including all the fines and penalties, constitutes around $21 million.