PGO, State Security Service and Interior Ministry conducting special operation to identify suspects in amber stealing cases in Rivne

05.07.2016 12:30 281

A joint operation by the Military Prosecutor's Office of the Prosecutor’s General Office, the State Security Service (SBU) and the Interior Ministry is under way in the western city of Rivne, Ukrainian Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko has written on his Facebook page.

"More than 300 law-enforcement officers are simultaneously searching 123 people suspected in organizing a criminal group for illegal extraction of amber.

A deputy prosecutor of the region, SBU lieutenant-colonel, personnel of the Interior Ministry have been detained," Lutsenko said.


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