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Ukrainian security service detains 106 crime bosses

They are being checked for connections with Donetsk, Luhansk separatists.

Ukrainian security service detains 106 crime bosses
Photo: SBU press centre

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), acting together with the National Police, has detained 106 crime bosses in the area of Svyatohirsk, Donetsk Region to check if they are staying in Ukraine legally. The crime bosses met for the funeral of "thief in law" Lyokha Krasnodonskyy (Oleksiy Salnykov).

The criminal, who was known for instigating riots among convicts in correctional facilities, died on 25 August of a heart attack caused by an overdose.

Photo: SBU press service

The detained crime bosses, who came, apart from Ukraine, from Russia, Moldova and temporarily occupied areas, are also being checked for connections with Donetsk and Luhansk separatists.

Photo: SBU press service