Employee one of the military factories of Ukraine detained on suspicion in high treason

Работника одного из военных заводов Украины задержали по подозрению в госизмене

SBU together with the Military Prosecutor’s office and the office of the General Prosecutor’s office started investigation of the case of treason on one of the military factories of Ukraine, namely with regards to the transmission of information to representatives of the Russian Federation.

He is suspected of collecting and disseminating information about quantitative and qualitative composition of the military equipment of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, which came for repairs in the state defense enterprise.

“3 July 2019 at attempt of crossing the state border of Ukraine in the direction of the Russian Federation investigators and operational staff of SBU the specified person is detained in order St. 208 code of criminal procedure and confiscated flash drives and mobile phones of information, which the latter was to convey to the employee GU the General staff of the armed forces during the next meeting in Voronezh Russia. The same day he was notified of suspicion in committing a crime under part 1 of article 111 of the criminal code of Ukraine (high treason)”, – stated in the message.

It is noted that today the court arrested the suspect, providing an opportunity to bail 1.7 million.

For Commission of this crime to the suspect threatens from 12 till 15 years of prison.