Ukrainian who "worked" for militants detained in Donetsk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

Illegal armed groups promised to pay him around 240 dollars
11:14, 16 January 2018

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Ukrainian who was on duty at the checkpoint in Karlivka village from the side of illegal armed groups was detained in Donetsk region. This was reported by the press service of Ukraine’s National Police.

"A 25-year-old resident of Selidove, aiming to receive wages, voluntarily joined the ranks of illegal armed groups in 2014. He was responsible for checking citizens and transport at the checkpoint in Karlivka, and he is now being pressed charges, the report said.

As law enforcers found out, the detainee went to "work" by the proposal of his friend in 2014. Militants promised to pay 240 dollars. He "was on duty" in civilian clothes with a gun in his hands.

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Two weeks later he decided to return home, but he did not get the promised money for "work". Criminal proceedings were opened under Part 2 of Art. 260 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (creation of illegal armed groups or participation in their activities).

The sanction of the article provides for imprisonment for 3 to 8 years.

As it was reported earlier the scientist Ihor Kozlovsky, who was released from the captivity of the ORDLO militants in Donbas region, said that he was beaten and militants put arms against his head. Kozlovsky noted that the militants allegedly found two grenades in his house and demanded to admit that this ammunition belonged to him. He added that such "conversations" were accompanied by tortures and beatings. He added that during the beating, he practically lost consciousness.

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