Avakov announced the release of the abducted official

Valeria Ledmirage was released after 8 months in captivity. Photo: facebook.com

Police have released the head of the Department of power supply of Railways Valery Logmessagekidnapped in July last year.

This was announced by interior Minister Arsen Avakov in his Facebook.

“Police in Kiev region conducted a brilliant operation and freed Valeria Logmessage who were abducted on 18 July 2016. Two defendants in the case was arrested, a hiding place-a tank of hostages found, seized weapons and explosives. Hold events for search and detention of the organizer and the customer of the crime.

According to investigators, the organizer and the members of his group arrived to Ukraine legally in 2015 and remained in the country illegally for more than two years. During the implementation of the criminal plan they recruited a citizen of Ukraine, motivated him to accept Islam, and with the assistance of bought a private house in the village of Fastivets ‘ Kyiv region. Then in the basement equipped stash-bunker with two chambers for long-term detention of hostages”, – said Avakov.

He added that the detainees – citizens of Ukraine and Russia.

“Hope was not much. I am very grateful to the police,” – said at a briefing lyudmirsky.

Head of the Department of power supply of Railways Valery Logmessage kidnapped while walking the dog July 18, 2016. The attackers shot the dog and threatened the use of weapons forced the victim to sit in their car. Later, the kidnappers made contact with his family demanding €10 million ransom.