In Odessa for the first time in the history of Ukraine’s law enforcement authorities announced their suspicion of man for cruelty to animals. About this on his page in Facebook said Advisor to the chief of police in Odessa region Ruslan Forostyak.
“Today, for the first time in the history of Ukraine Kyiv police Department in Odessa GU NP in the Odessa region declared a citizen suspected of a crime under part 3 of article 299 of the criminal code (cruelty to animals), and addressed a petition on the measure of restraint in form of detention”, – he said.
According to Forostyak, Kyiv court of Odessa chose to the detainee a measure of restraint in form of detention without the right of bail.
“This became possible due to the pressure of animal rights activists and their cooperation with law enforcement authorities in this matter, the consistent position of the Kiev OP and the local Prosecutor’s office. I also want to remind the animal rights activists: the promises, which they gave during a rally under the walls of GU NP, was fulfilled,” he added.
However, other details of the case are not specified.
Recall that in 2016, the animal rights activists surrounded the building of the Main Directorate of the national police in the Odessa region with the corpses of poisoned dogs. They argued that law enforcement officers do not take any measures for the detention of flayers.