Police detained two residents of Kiev, who are suspected in the newsletter over the Internet about reports of threats to public security in Odessa. This was reported by the press service of the Main Department of Ukraine in Kharkiv region.
During searches of the men seized evidence of illegal activities, police said. Criminal proceedings were opened under part 2 of article 258 of the Criminal code (terrorist attack).
The court arrested the suspects with alternativoy bail of 1 million 440 thousand UAH.
As explained in the comments in the “UKRINFORM” the lawyer of one of suspects, Alexander Shadrin, we are talking about the message on a mining of objects in Kharkiv.
“Two it people-the people of Kiev, was arrested on suspicion of… messages about the threat of explosions, which were sent by email on preliminary arrangement by group of persons… a Suspect is charged with the systemic nature of the acts and significant harm… to Them threatens till 12 years of imprisonment with confiscation of property,” he said.
Shadrin said that the suspects are now in the Kharkiv SIZO, the Deposit for them is not made. He noted that the defense is preparing an appeal against the decision of the court.
In 2019, the number of reports of mining has increased significantly. On 10-11 June, was one of the most massive “mining” for the last time: the police received 37 reports of false mining of 337 facilities in Kiev, Dnipro, Lviv, Lutsk, Rivne, Kharkiv, Zaporizhia, Mykolaiv, Poltava, Cherkasy, Odesa and Genichesk.
In Kiev in 2019, the rescuers went 441 times on calls about a mining of different objects (last year for the same period was 90 trips), announced on 24 June, the press service of the Main Department of the State service of Ukraine on emergency situations in Kiev. All messages were false.
The speaker of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Artem Shevchenko in June said that the interior Ministry will change the response to information about the mining because of the large number of false messages.