In the military units of the Land forces of AFU in Zhytomyr region officer was shot in the leg on duty in the part assigned to him from a Makarov pistol. Both were in the daily outfit. This was announced by the speaker of the Prosecutor General Andrei Lysenko on his page in Facebook.
It is reported that on 29 July the officer was in the daily assignment assistant duty officer of the military unit.
“Acting negligently and in violation of the rules of handling weapons, carried out an unauthorized shot of a assigned to it as a Makarov pistol. As a result, the person on duty has received the injury is a gunshot wound to the left leg,” – said the GPU.
Information on it was brought in eRDR on signs of the criminal offense under part 1 of article 414 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (Violation of rules for handling weapons, as well as substances and objects posing increased danger to others).
The soldier faces a service limit of up to 2 years or a disciplinary battalion for up to 2 years, or imprisonment up to 3 years.
Currently, the criminal proceedings are carried out Prime investigative actions. Pre-trial investigation by the National police.
Recall, July 6, around 6 a.m., in the Rivne region during military exercises exploded mortar. As a result, three servicemen were lost, 9 more got wounds. According to the preliminary version of the Ministry of defence, the reason of tragedy became infringement of safety measures.