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 Prosecutor's office suspects detained Right Sector fighters of terrorism

The PGO intends asking the court to arrest four Right Sector fighters, detained in Mukacheve, the Zakarpattia region, on suspicion of terrorism.

Censor.NET reports citing the PGO press service.

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"Main Investigation Department of the Prosecutor General's Office carries out pretrial investigation in the criminal proceeding on creation and participation in a criminal organization for the purpose of committing grave and especially grave crimes and terrorist acts resulting in grave consequences, which constitute offences under Part 1 of Art. 255, Part 2 of Art. 258 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine," the statement reads.

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"The investigation found that July 11, 2015, in Mukacheve, on the Kyiv-Chop highway, a group of individuals from the Ukrainian Volunteer Corps of the Right Sector military-political movement, using firearms and explosives, committed terrorist acts leading to civilians and law enforcement officers receiving gunshot and shrapnel wounds of varying severity. Also, the vehicles belonging to civilians and law enforcement bodies were damaged and destroyed, that is classified as grave consequences," the PGO said.

In the course of investigation in the criminal proceeding, pursuant to Art. 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine, four men, wearing camouflage clothing with the Right Sector symbols, were detained during the commission of the above crimes. All these persons are reported suspicion of committing these criminal offenses.

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Two of the persons are wounded and stay in hospital. During the detention, items reminding automatic weapons were seized. The criminal proceeding involves urgent investigation and procedural actions, as well as criminalistic examinations. "At the moment, we are preparing a judicial recourse for pretrial detention of the suspects," the PGO resumed.

 
 
 
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