Chief of police of Zaporizhzhia region urged residents of the region to act within the law
19.05.2014 | 10:53
Head of the Chief
Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine in Zaporizhzhia region Viktor Olkhovskyi
urged citizens not to show their initiatives, no matter how noble the goal is,
if these actions are not legal.
According to him, 15 May there was averted an attempt
of entrance of armed men into the town of Enerhodar
who introduced themselves as members of one of the NGOs. Their weapons they
possessed illegally was seized. In this
incident criminal proceedings has been opened on the grounds of Part 1
of Art. 263 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
In addition, in the region there were a few cases of
beating agitators and property damage of campaign offices by people who were
covered with patriotic slogans.
The head of law enforcement agencies of the region
said that every resident of Zaporizhzhia region has
the opportunity to implement his/her political preferences at election ward on
I kindly ask all citizens in this difficult time to
strictly adhere to current legislation. All patriotic residents of Zaporizhzhia region who are willing to participate in law
enforcement personally can contact local police departments to work together
and exclusively within the law,- sail Viktor Olhovskyi.
- Any offenses, regardless of the political
preferences of persons who commit them and their goal, will be closed tightly
and receive appropriate assessment under the current legislation, - he warned.
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