Former law enforcement officer detained while trying to kill businessman in Poltava region

In the Poltava region, a former criminal investigator has kidnapped a private businessman and was going to kill him after receiving a ransom.

Censor.NET reports citing Interfax-Ukraine.

"After receiving five thousand dollars, the criminal decided to kill the hostage. SBU officers detained the criminal during the murder attempt," the SBU press center reports.

It was also informed that the hostage was released; his life is not in danger anymore. The suspect attacker is now under charge.

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