In the Donetsk region the militiamen began an investigation against young men who tore down and burned the flag of Ukraine. About it reports a press-service of the regional Prosecutor’s office.
“On August 8, the police received a message stating that s. Pervomayskoe yasinovatskiy district, on the ground in front of the leisure Centre, discovered damaged, namely, the partially burned national Flag of Ukraine. Information on this fact brought in the Unified register of pre-judicial investigations on signs of the criminal offense under part 1 of article 338 of the criminal code of Ukraine”, – stated in the message.
It was established that 18-the summer local, being in an alcohol intoxication and broke the flag to the flagpole of the building and thrown to the ground, and 15-year-old girl who was nearby, tried to set fire to it.
Currently, the investigation on this fact continues.
Noted that the sanction of article 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.
Recall that in Lugansk region detained a man, who, after a visit to Russia disrupted Ukrainian flag with the Prosecutor’s office. Currently the offender the measure of restraint in the form of a round-the-clock house arrest. Pre-judicial investigation proceeds.