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 Former head of the Kyiv Regional State Administration Melnychuk escaped during arrest of accomplice, - Avakov

Former head of the Kyiv Regional State Administration Maksym Melnychuk escaped during the arrest of his accomplice and might be put on the wanted list.

This was stated by Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, Censor.NET reports citing Espreso.TV.

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The decision on the degree of his (Melnychuk's) involvement and, therefore, adoption of search measures will be made upon analysis of operational data by the court. He might be put on the wanted list," Avakov said.

The official has also said that Maksym Melnychuk escaped during the arrest of his accomplice.

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