Security Service detained LPR militant who was hunting for pro-Ukrainian civilians in occupied Lugansk Region

Security Service detained LPR militant who was hunting for pro-Ukrainian civilians in occupied part of Lugansk Region. His group was detaining people who were later taken to unknown directions by their “commanders”. After the village was liberated by Ukrainian Army the militant run to Lugansk, but later returned home to Government-controlled territory where he was captured.

LPR militant detained by Security Service of Ukraine

LPR militant detained by Security Service of Ukraine

Security Service of Ukraine together with military detained local citizen in Nyzhne village in Lugansk Region. That man was a member of illegal armed group of so-called Lugansk People’s Republic.

Armed militant was “serving” at the checkpoint in Svitlychne village in Lugansk Region. Together with other militants he was looking for pro-Ukrainian residents of that area and he was giving them to “commanders” who were taking those people in unknown direction.

When forces of anti-terrorist operation moved forward he retreated to Lugansk with his unit. Later he got disappointed in the idea of “Novorossiya”, left weapon and returned home where he was hiding from police.

Militant and documents collected by Security Service of Ukraine that prove his criminal activity were transfered to National Police, the criminal case started based on Part 2, Article 260 of Criminal Code of Ukraine.

Also in Volnovakha area of Donetsk Region Security Service detained informant of terrorist organization of DPR.

Local resident was recruited by representative of saboteur unit of so-called “Legion” battalion in October 2015. He agreed to give information to his curators about movement of forces of anti-terrorist operation in Volnovakha area. In December informant got new order to collect information about positions of units of Armed Forces of Ukraine in Vuhledar and Volnovakha towns.

Criminal case was started based on Article 256 of Criminal Code of Ukraine.

Reported by Security Service of Ukraine at www.sbu.gov.ua

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