Dnepropetrovsk police thwarted an attempt to capture the building of the Regional State Administration
In Dnepropetrovsk police foiled attempt by the rebels to capture building of Regional State Administration, informs PR department of the Interior Ministry in Dnepropetrovsk region.
According to Dnepropetrovsk law enforcers, 18 police officers were injured. Police officers did not use non-lethal weapons and did not have traumatic weapons when confronting the rebels.
For offenses against public order, 37 protesters were detained and taken to the police department. SMS found in mobile phones of some detainees promise UAH 600 to 800 ($80 to $100) payment for joining the action.
Dnepropetrovsk city police department entered information about the case in the Unified Register of pre-trial investigations, criminal proceedings have been opened under Part 1, Article 294 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (mass riots).
Criminal proceedings have been opened under Part 2 of Article 342 (Resistance to authority) and Article 348 (Attempt on the life of a law enforcement officer).