In Chernigov police seized a package with the duplicates of seals of election commissions of the 205th election district (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
26.07.2015 | 00:50
The Deputy Minister
of Internal Affairs Sergey Yarovoy at a briefing in the Chernigov Regional
Police Department on July 25 in detail told about discovery of duplicates of
the seals of precinct election commissions of the 205th election district.
According to Sergey Yarovoy, today a police office in
the Chernigov region received operative information that in the commuter
minibus Kiev-Chernigov, which comes to a stop near the Central Market of
Chernigov, a package will be shipped with the seals of electoral commissions
and some documents.
To check this information a team from the criminal
investigation division in civilian clothes was sent to the bus stop. Policemen
had to track the moment of package delivery and to identify the recipient and
the expected future path of the package.
Also at the scene came a group of People's Deputies of
"We joined our efforts with the MPs and sent
investigative team which recorded this offense" - said Sergey Yarovoy.
In the package was found and seized 130 silicone
stamps similar to the seals of the precinct electoral commissions at the
by-election to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on the 205 election district in
Chernigov.These items were sent for
examination to the Research Forensic Centre of the Chernigov Regional Police
At once the criminal proceedings was opened under
Article 358, Pt.1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (forgery of documents, seals
or stamps), which provides for punishment of up to three years imprisonment.
Now the investigation continues.In particular, investigators interrogate the
bus driver in order to establish who, when and under what circumstances gave
him a package for delivery to Chernigov and how he was instructed.
"If somebody knows something about the
destination of this illegal cargo and about persons, who were to receive the
package, be sure to contact me personally" - stressed Sergey Yarovoy.
To remind: by-election to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine on the
205thelection district in Chernigov
will take place on July 26, 2015.
Chernigov Regional Police Department
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