In Lugansk region detained a man who recently returned from earnings from the Russian Federation and tore down the Ukrainian flag from the building of the Prosecutor’s office. Reports a press about it-service of Prosecutor’s office of Luhansk region.
It is established that the drunk local resident by damaging the flagpole tore the national flag from the building of Markov Starobilsk Department and local prosecutors.
At the moment is procedural management in criminal proceedings on the fact of abuse of a flag (part 1 of article 338 of the criminal code of Ukraine). The malefactor is detained in order St. 208 criminal procedure code of Ukraine, it is reported about suspicion in Commission of the specified criminal offense.
Police learned that the man recently returned from earnings from the Russian Federation and being under the influence of Russian propaganda, decided to make desecration of the national flag of Ukraine.
Currently the offender the measure of restraint in the form of a round-the-clock house arrest. Pre-judicial investigation proceeds.
The sanction of part 1 of article 338 of the criminal code of Ukraine prescribes punishment in the form of a penalty to 50 free minima of the income of citizens or arrest for up to 6 months or imprisonment for the term up to 3 years.
We will remind, in June of the captivity of the militants returned to the student, captured at the raising of the Ukrainian flag over the school in Lugansk.