Children of businessmen were among the suspects of banditry who were detained in Odessa

Among the six suspects in robbery and extortion, who were detained yesterday by the Odessa police, were the children of famous businessmen.

This “Dumskaya” was informed by a source in law enforcement agencies.

According to our interlocutor, the father of one of the detainees was once on the board of Ukrtelecom, the parent of another owns an enterprise for the production of metal-plastic windows, the third is related to an entertainment company. The offspring of the latter, by the way, was released on bail of 180 thousand hryvnias.

Let us remind you that the gang was neutralized yesterday morning. According to the police, the persons involved several times attacked the 65-year-old man, beat him and extorted money.

First, they took possession of 65 thousand hryvnia, then took away from the victim another 10 thousand hryvnia, two mobile phones, keys and documents from the Mercedes and stole the car.

On July 28, the suspects took the businessman from work by force, brought him home and, threatening with a knife, took another 13 thousand hryvnias, mobile phones and other valuables.

The police detained the robbers in hot pursuit. They seized the stolen things, as well as a pistol and a knife.

Criminal proceedings have been opened under part 3 of article 187 (robbery) and part 2 of article 189 (extortion) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The defendants were placed in a temporary detention center.


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