Alexandra LEVIT, “FACTS” (Odessa)
A real chase had the opportunity to observe passers-by and residents of the houses near the Fairgrounds in Odessa. Two of the van was chasing the Audi raced cars with foreign numbers. As a result, the foreign car was blocked and “withdrew” from the salon of four: three men and a woman…
As it turned out, they were members of a criminal gang involved in the kidnapping of Odessa. The attackers “hunted” men in social networks under the pretext of picking up women, say police. Accomplices kidnapped the victims during personal meetings and, threatening with physical violence, took control of their money and property (part 2, article 146, part 2 of article 187 of the criminal code of Ukraine). In the future, having obtained the keys illegally got into apartment of victims.
SBU has received information about the gang members kidnapping of a local businessman.
“Threatening to kill, the attackers had planned to get out of the victim’s money. The staff of the CSO “A” SBU detained four of the organizers of the gang in the attempted abduction of the person”, — reported in the Odessa regional management of the SBU.
The secret service said that the detained members of organized ethnic groups Lotu Guli, which terrorized citizens and kept in fear of entrepreneurs in the region. According to preliminary data, the gang consisted of more than 10 residents of Odessa.
It is noted that the attackers had created an artificial conflict situation, for the solution of which demanded the victims with large sums of money. Failure to pay the defendants threatened people with physical violence.
According to operational information, the activities of the group controlled by the well-known “thief in law” nicknamed Lotu Guli, who is hiding abroad from the Ukrainian justice.
During searches from malefactors the police found evidence that sent for examination.
Now the issue of the message to the detainees about suspicion and election of a measure of restraint in form of detention. Continue the urgent investigative measures to bring to justice the other members of the group.
Earlier, the “FACTS” reported that in Odessa detained the dangerous gang. Criminals abducted and brutally tortured people.
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