The SBU found out that the detained man, a native of the occupied Donetsk, joined the "DPR" militants in 2014. The gunman was deployed to terrorist positions, where he followed the instructions of gang leaders, protecting the area and taking part in the arrangement of illegal checkpoints.
According to the operatives, the man worked as a bodyguard for one of the fake deputies of the "Donetsk People's Republic" during public events, took part in patrolling the building of the Donetsk Regional State Administration that was seized by terrorists.
The SBU detained the militant in the Chernivtsi region, where he visited his civil wife.
He has been put under arrest as a pre-trial investigation continues.