Near Melitopol is a repeat offender with a knife robbed a farmer

Под Мелитополем рецидивист с ножом ограбил фермера

In the village near Melitopol previously convicted man had committed a robbery on his employer and took the money and a minibus, then from the scene disappeared.

March 14 around 22:30 in the Melitopol police Department asked a local resident with the statement that in a Good field near the village in the Melitopol district of the wage-worker attacked him and threatened with a knife took cash and a truck “Mercedes”, which escaped. On the scene left the investigative team and the squad of group responses police patrol.

On the morning of 15 March, on the route “Kharkiv-Simferopol” on the territory of the Kherson area the staff of the patrol police detained the suspect vehicle, at the wheel which was the suspect and handed over to the officers of the Melitopol Department of the police.

The attacker was previously convicted for acquisitive crimes a man born in 1974. A freight car “Mercedes” withdrawn and returned to the owner. In addition, the police seized the murder weapon: a knife and other evidence.

Upon incident criminal case on signs of part 3 of article 289 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (an illegal taking the vehicle) and part 1 of article 187 (robbery) of the Criminal code of Ukraine. During the investigation the suspect was remanded in custody.

Recently Melitopol city court examined the case and rendered the guilty verdict.

At the hearing the man of his guilt is not denied. In his defense he said he worked in the greenhouses, but the owner refused to pay him full, so he went on the offense. Repented of their deeds.

Given the track record of the offender and the severity of his crimes, the court sentenced him to six years of imprisonment without confiscation of property.

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