The security service of Ukraine have nabbed Russian collaborator in Kyiv who was a member of the occupying “Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Russian Federation in the Zaporizhzhia region.”
According to the details shared by the SBU, “The attacker turned out to be a resident of Mariupol, who moved to Melitopol, which was occupied at that time, after the start of the full-scale invasion of Russia.
The details further added that, “There he began to cooperate with the Rashists, for which at the end of April 2022 he was appointed a “policeman of the patrol and post service” of the local unit of the occupying “Ministry of the Russian Federation”.
In this “position”, the perpetrator took an active part in the punitive raids of the Russian invaders against members of the resistance movement in the region.
It was added that the collaborator was instructed to identify the locations of representatives of the Ukrainian underground for further raids. In particular, the enemy was interested in the movement called “Yellow Ribbon”.
In July 2022, the collaborator, realizing the inevitability of punishment for committing crimes, decided to “resign” from the ranks of the pseudo-institution and moved to the territory controlled by Ukraine.
According to the investigation, the perpetrator arrived in Kyiv as an immigrant, where he tried to hide from justice with his acquaintances.
During the complex measures, the employees of the Security Service and the National Police established his location and detained him.
On the basis of the collected evidence, the suspect was notified of suspicion under Part 7 of Article 111-1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (collaborative activity).
He is currently in custody. The perpetrator faces up to 15 years in prison.
Complex measures were carried out by SBU employees in Zaporizhzhia region together with the National Police under the procedural guidance of the regional prosecutor’s office.