Irina GAL, “FACTS”
In the night of Tuesday, June 30, the Metropolitan police arrested a gang that robbed a private house near Kiev, having taken from it the safe with money and jewels. Earlier it was reported about the robbery of the house in Kozin, where lived the famous couple.
As reported in a capital Central Board of national policedetained two citizens of Ukraine and two citizens of Georgia. The three of them — criminal past. So, 42-year-old alien was previously convicted in Georgia for murder, and his 43-year-old compatriot for the possession of illegal weapons. 62-year-old Ukrainian was judged for Commission of property crimes.
“We suspect them of committing several crimes committed on the territory of Kiev and Kiev region. The last crime they committed in Kiev Svyatoshinsky area, where they attacked the house of a woman entrepreneur. At gunpoint, they tied her up and grabbed money and jewelry”, — said the head of the Metropolitan police Andrey Krishchenko and added that the commandos detained the attackers a few minutes after receiving the message on the specialline “102” the Commission of a crime.
The detainees seized firearms, jewelry, tools for hacking locks, plastic cable ties and many other items that may be evidence of other crimes. The withdrawn is directed on examination.
Open criminal proceedings under part 3 St. 187 (Robbery) and article 257 (Gangsterism) of the Criminal code of Ukraine. Detainees could face up to fifteen years of imprisonment with confiscation of property.
Members of the gang check on participation in Commission of similar crimes in the territory of the capital and establish their possible accomplices.
As previously reported “FACTS”, under the Kyiv security forces detained members of an armed gang that specialized in robberies in the Kiev region.