A local publication wrote that a man entered the military registration and enlistment office with a grenade and threatened to detonate it. The police press service does not provide such data, but reports two cases of showing bullets.
Yesterday, November 14, the police of Kremenchug, Poltava region, received two reports of men with ammunition, one of whom threatened to detonate a grenade. This was reported by the Poltava region police.
One of the men in the city center in a cafe approached a visitor and put something that looked like a grenade in his hands, and he left. Patrol police officers, an investigative and operational group of police, rescuers and explosives experts who were called to the scene of the incident obtained a simulated training grenade with a pyrotechnic effect of category P1, imitating a combat grenade RGD-5.
Within an hour, the police established that a local man born in 1972 was involved in the crime.
The next message arrived in less than an hour.
Citizens reported that on Alytushskaya Street an unknown man was holding something similar to bullets in his hands. The offender turned out to be a local resident born in 1980.
In compliance with the security measures, the ammunition was confiscated from the offender. According to preliminary information from experts, it is an airsoft grenade.
According to sources of the local publication Kremenchugskaya Gazeta, a man entered the military registration and enlistment office with a grenade and threatened to detonate it, but he was taken outside and the police were called. The police press service does not provide such data.
The police noted that the display of weapons and ammunition in public places is an offense for which criminal liability is imposed.
“We emphasize that nearby citizens see such illegal actions as a real danger and cannot distinguish dummy or practice bullets from real ones. Therefore, do not break the law, do not expose get yourself out of trouble and don’t create problems for other people,” the message said.
We remind you that on November 13 in Dnipro, men driving a Lexus threw a grenade at a car parked next to a public transport stop. One man was injured due to the explosion. The local publication wrote that all this happened during a special police operation to stop the attackers.
In September in Kropyvnytskyi, a drunk man threatened to detonate a grenade at a gas station. And in Kyiv last October, a man was jailed for threatening to blow himself up with a grenade.
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