In Sumy region attempted theft of oil from wells over massive fire

На Сумщине попытка кражи нефти из скважины закончилась масштабным пожаром

One of the perpetrators of the fire have been detained, police say

Police said the exposure of the organized criminal group whose “work” led to an emergency incident.

In the Sumy region in the night of September 7 there was a major fire at the well conserved during the attempted theft of raw materials. On Monday, September 9, the press service of the police region.

“On the night of 7 September the duty of Romny police Department received a report from a leading specialist oilfield SB Okhtyrka district that Anastasivka near the village of Ramensky district well No. 121 was on fire. On the scene left the leadership, investigative team of the police Department, expert service”, – stated in the message.

On the spot revealed that the fire occurred in a field on canned about fifteen years ago the well. The fire completely destroyed were there the trucks and technical equipment of the well.

“By all indications, the fire arose in the case of unauthorized sampling of oil products”, – stated in the message.

According to acting chief of police region Vadim Zybinskoe, while appropriate investigative and operational search actions had exposed a criminal group whose members night was trying to commit theft of petroleum products from the aforementioned wells.

“One of them we had. It is the local resident of 1976 year of birth. Held all the necessary investigative measures taken to arrest his accomplices”, – said the head of the police region.

The attacker is already reported about suspicion of committing a crime under article about damage of objects of oil pipelines, which led to a fire, or significant pollution of the environment (part 3 of article 292 of the criminal code of Ukraine). It is threatened by punishment in the form of deprivation of liberty for a term from 5 to 12 years.

We will remind, last week it was reported that at Kiev the couple died from a fire that started while trying to burn the dry grass.

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