Investigators suspect a man who damage to the state more than 65 million hryvna.
According to Kharkiv Police Department, police officers stopped the illegal activities in one of the farms . The investigation is being carried out by detectives of the investigative department of the State Investigative Directorate in Kharkiv region, with the operatives of the Strategic Investigations Directorate in Kharkiv region of the Strategic Investigations Department of the National Police of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of the prosecutor’s office of Kharkiv region.
They found that the suspect from July to November 2019 probably organized unauthorized sand mining in the territory of village of Shestakovo in Vovchans’k city, The man did not have a special permit for mining.
The probable criminal caused destruction that making it impossible to reproduce for a long time these land plots, significant damage to the natural territory, environmental degradation and loss of soil fertility.
On April 8, the suspected was informed of committing a crime under Part 4 of Art. 240 (violation of the rules for the protection or use of subsoil) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The sanction of article provides from 5 to 8 years of imprisonment.
At the moment, the police are going to preventive measure. Pre-trial investigation is ongoing.