Law enforcement officers detained a terrorist defense volunteer who sold bulletproof vests and other personal protective equipment received from European partners free of charge for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
According to Ukrinform, about this in Telegram reported by the Attorney General’s Office.
“Under the procedural guidance of the Specialized Prosecutor’s Office in the military and defense sphere of the Office of the Prosecutor General, a volunteer of territorial defense was exposed and notified of suspicion on the fact of the sale of humanitarian aid (part 3 of article 201-2 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine),” the message says.
According to the investigation, the man, who previously held the position of deputy chairman of the Dnepropetrovsk Regional State Administration, was selling humanitarian aid, being far from the line of confrontation with the armed forces of the Russian Federation.
He sold bulletproof vests and other personal protective equipment, which came from European partners at no cost and were intended for the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
The suspect was exposed directly during the sale of humanitarian aid.
Pre-trial investigation is carried out by the Main Investigation Department National policewith operational support of the Office of Strategic Investigations in Kyiv DSR NPU.
As Ukrinform reported, according to the Office of the Prosecutor General, from the beginning of the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation and until July 31, Ukrainian law enforcement officers registered 38,197 crimes.