Spokesperson for the National Police Regional Directorate Tetiana Pohukai said on air of 112 Ukraine TV channel, Censor.NET informs.
According to her, the law enforcers have initiated criminal proceedings into the missing of a person and are considering various versions.
"The criminal proceedings have been opened into the missing man. All possible operational procedures are conducted in order to establish his route and his current location. There are various versions. One of the main ones is that he is in the occupied territory and may be held captive by the militants," she said.
Earlier, a driver for the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission went missing in the occupied territory of the Donbas. The man departed from Stakhanov by bus to the Donetsk region intending to pick up his own Suzuki car. He was supposed to return home by the car. The person has not returned home as of June 6. His cellphones are turned off.
The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission later confirmed the disappearance of the driver in the occupied part of the Luhansk region.
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