According to the law enforcers, the arrested 31-year-old man nicknamed Boksior (The Boxer) was a head of the Mariupol crime group Sportiki, which is subordinate to the DPR. An active member of that group, a 26-year-old citizen B. was also arrested.
Firearms, previously stolen during an attack on a military unit in Mariupol, were seized from the detainees.
"The actions directed to the final neutralization of terrorists, separatists and members of organized crime groups in the city of Mariupol continues," the Ministry of Internal Affairs stated.
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