On PPC “Marinka” border guards detained a 19-year-old ex-militants “DNR”

На КПВВ "Марьинка" пограничники задержали 19-летнего экс-боевика "ДНР"

The guy committed a robbery in Gorlovka and pay off arrest.

On PPC “Marinka” operational staff of the Donetsk-Lugansk regional Directorate of state border service, which act as part of a joint force detained a former militant “DNR”, when he tried to get to Ukraine-controlled territory. It is reported by the state border service.

Arrested was 19-year-old citizen of Ukraine, resident of Gorlovka.

“Investigators found that in 2015 the employees of the so-called “police of DNR” recruited him along with fellow students in one of secondary educational institutions to the armed groups operating in the temporarily occupied territories of Donetsk region”, – stated in the message.

The detainee was only 15 years old. He agreed to do the illegal armed formation under the name “Young guard”.

According to the detainee, his duties included the duty at the checkpoint between the towns of Gorlovka and Donetsk, the inspection of vehicles and personal belongings with the systematic extortion of money from traveling citizens in the amount from 100 to 2500 Russian rubles.

In addition, operational staff, it became known that due to lack of funds at the end of last year, he along with his friends robbed a private place in the city of Gorlovka, for which he was detained so-called “police of DNR”. After the repurchase in the amount of 10 000 rubles of the Russian Federation, the relatives took him from the Department.

“But despite the difficult situation, lack of money and constant threats of new arrests of members of the armed gangs that usurped the judicial function, the citizen decided to go to Ukrainian-controlled territory of Donetsk region”, – told the Agency.

On this fact the National police sent a notice on signs of the criminal offense provided by part two of article 260 of the criminal code “Creation of illegal paramilitary forces or armed groups”, the data are brought in eRDR, the investigation is continuing.

In state frontier service noted that in 2018 in the Donbass was detained 154 people who participated in illegal armed groups, terrorist groups or organizations.