Since the beginning of the year in the Donetsk region prosecuted nearly 300 fighters: 254 of them were detained and another 44 are missing. About it reports a press-service of the local police.
According to the report, these are people who fought on the front lines of the illegal armed groups, and were on duty at checkpoints.
“For four years, seeing how many of their accomplices had been detained by police, the ex-militants have become more careful to hide his past, to eliminate evidence of his involvement in illegal armed groups. To expose the one person who can threaten the security of citizens, careful police work, which can take several months. Investigators for the fragments to restore the chronology of events, check out the testimony of dozens of witnesses”, – stated in the message.
It is noted that in the last day there are three members of illegal armed formations.
All detained and wanted militants threatens till 8 years of imprisonment according to part 2 of article 260 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (“Creation of illegal paramilitary forces or armed groups or participation in their activities”).
But those who voluntarily surrender to the police, says the police, are exempt from criminal liability.
“From the beginning of year militiamen surrendered about 30 militants”, – stated in the message.
As reported previously on the demarcation line in the East of Ukraine was detained one of the militants of illegal armed formations of ORDA.