Probable killer seized courtroom with grenade in Odesa

He was held hostage by judge of Prymorsky Court of Odesa

On Friday, February 28, a citizen suspected of murder took a judge of the Odesa Prymorsky Court hostage and threatened him with a grenade, as the OBOZREVATEL reports.

According to media reports, the defendant took out a grenade right during the trial. He pulled out a check, and threatened to blow everyone up.

As of 12:40, the building is cordoned off, the police are evacuating visitors and court employees. Hostage Special Operational Plan Introduced

At 1:00 p.m., the police seized a grenade from the suspect. Negotiations with the invader were conducted by Oleh Bekh, the head of the National Police of the Odesa Region, the police press service said.

At 1:50 p.m., the issue of entering data on the event into the Unified Register of Pre-trial Investigations under Art. 379 (encroachment on the life of a judge related to his activities in the administration of justice) and Art. 345 (threat or violence against a law enforcement officer)

As we reported before, a man with the inscription ‘Conscience’ on his jacket burst into Odesa Airport and demanded the evacuation of all people from its territory.

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One comment

  • Nice to see security in Ukrainian courts are up to standard. If this had happened in any country to the West of Ukraine, personnel would have been fired left, right and centre.

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