A gang of criminals operated across the country

Photo: Department of communication, National police of Ukraine

The police have exposed a criminal group that made more than a dozen robberies throughout the country.

This was announced by the head of the National police of Ukraine Sergey Knyazev.

“The criminal group consisted of the organizer and four members. They are suspected of committing a number of grave and particularly grave criminal offences on the territory of the Dnipropetrovsk, Zhytomyr, Kirovohrad, Kyiv, Odesa, Rivne and other regions,” – says Knyazev.

Arrested three gang members during the attack on 52-year-old resident of Cherkasy region. One of them has rendered armed resistance to police officers and was mortally wounded. Others arrested.

On the residence addresses of all members of the criminal group and their families conducted more than 20 searches. Police seized audio and video equipment, jewelry, traumatic and hunting weapons, mobile phones, tablets, uniforms, balaclavas, and grenades.

Two more participants of criminal group, including the organizer, wanted. The investigation is continuing.

During the RAID on the Cherkasy oblast between police and criminals skirmish. One suspect was killed.