• 23/04/2024 00:14

In Zaporozhye, a former official of the Ministry of Internal Affairs “handed over” information about defense plants to the enemy, – SBU

The suspect is currently in custody. He faces life imprisonment.

In Zaporozhye, a former official of the Ministry of Internal Affairs >

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According to the intelligence service, the man tried to identify and transfer to the aggressor the geolocation of local enterprises of the military-industrial complex of Ukraine. He was primarily interested in factories producing ammunition for heavy armored vehicles and missile and artillery weapons of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

The defendant also tracked the places of greatest concentration of personnel and military equipment. Defense forces on the territory of the regional center. For this purpose, he traveled around the city on public transport and secretly recorded infrastructure facilities that, in his opinion, could be used for basing Ukrainian troops or producing weapons.

SBU employees documented facts of reconnaissance and explosive activities of a Russian agent and They detained him in his own home. A mobile phone was confiscated from him, which he used for photographing and videoing Ukrainian objects and communicating with the GRU.

According to the investigation, the person involved is the ex-deputy head of the department of the former regional department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, who retired from service in 2014. At the beginning of a full-scale invasion, he was recruited by a career military officer of the Russian Ministry of Defense, with whom he had received higher education together back in the USSR.

In the fall of 2023, this agent began to actively carry out hostile tasks.

To communicate with the aggressor, the person involved used an anonymous chat in a popular messenger, and transmitted information in encrypted words, worked out in advance.

Based on the collected evidence, Security Service investigators informed him of suspicion under Part. 2 tbsp. 111 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (state treason committed under martial law).

Currently, the suspect is in custody. He faces life imprisonment.

Recently, an ex-colonel from Zhitomir, who collaborated with Wagner intelligence, received 15 years in prison. Before the trial, he tried to flee to Belarus.

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