In Nikolaev police arrested five people on suspicion of the bombings and the looting of ATMs. About it reported in a press-service of GUNP region.
In the night of 9 November a group of attackers among whom was a girl, blew up another ATM (in the Ship district of the city), which took all the money. It was located outside of a building of flats near a beauty salon in which after a powerful explosion triggered the alarm. The thieves attempted to escape by car, but was soon arrested while trying to hide in the garage.
All of them have been previously convicted of local residents 25-28 years. The organizer of the crimes – 26-year-old native of the Caucasus. Malefactors are detained according to article 208 of the CCP, they seized torches, gas cylinders and so on. The types of explosives is established.
According to operational information, such theft was planned in other regions of Ukraine.
“We conducted an investigation of criminal proceedings initiated on the grounds of part 5 of article 185 UK of Ukraine (“Theft”), which shall be punishable by deprivation of liberty for a term from 7 till 12 years with confiscation of property. Also criminals are suspected of committing several other crimes, including thefts from ATMs as and stalls selling cigarettes. Investigative actions proceed”, – told the police.