SBU opened a case against Melnychuk and Aidar

СБУ возбудила дело против Мельничука и Айдара

The case against the fighters of the Aidar is being investigated under article “creating a terrorist group” and “robbery”.

The security service of Ukraine opened criminal proceedings for robbery of the extra fractional Deputy Sergey Melnichuk and his battalion Aydar in Novosvitlivka in Luhansk region in 2014. This was stated by Vladimir Vinnik Andrey Sukharev, who were declared victims in this process, transfer Ukrainian news.

According to winnick, the SBU opened criminal proceedings in September 2016 in his statement to law enforcement officers refused to consider more than three years. The case is being investigated under article “terrorist group” and “robbery”.

Winnick said that on the morning of August 15, 2014 at his home burst 10 drunken fighters of the Aydar, among whom were Sam Melnychuk. According to the victim, they beat his brother-in-law of Andrey Sukharev, stole two cars, 11,4 thousand dollars and 5.6 thousand hryvnia.

According to him, Aidar then robbed almost all the houses in the village.

“People were herded into the Church, and this time, looted their homes,” said winnick.

At the request of the Ukrainian truth about what actions have opened the criminal proceedings, the security service did not give a concrete answer.

Earlier it was reported that Sergei Melnychuk left the ranks of the faction the will of the people. Earlier Melnychuk was accused of creating a criminal group.

The battalion Aydar was created in may 2014 at the initiative of the centurion of the Maidan self-Defense Sergei Melnychuk. In the same year the battalion was elected to the Verkhovna Rada.

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In March 2015, the volunteer unit was reformed into the 24th separate assault battalion of the Land forces of the APU.