The businessman mined sand from the bottom of the Sula River and then sold it. He had no permission for such activities, Censor.NET reports citing the National Police department in the Sumy region.
According to preliminary data, the damage is amounted to more than six millions hryvnia.
By the river, the police officers discovered a dredger for sand mining, six metal buoys for laying pipes, 32 polypropylene pipes and temporary domestic premises.
Criminal proceedings have been opened under article 240 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
Image courtesy of the National Police department in the Sumy region