The prosecutor's office reported suspicion of two US citizens who injured the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in the city of Uman, Cherkasy region.
"The pre-trial investigation stipulated that US citizens aged 19 and 20, on Saturday, January 19, when drunk … due to hooligan motives … with special courage with a motive of clear disrespect to the community, were expressed in an effort to showing their indifference to existing rules and behavioral norms in society, arriving at the location of the Orthodox cross, where a statue depicting the crucifixion of Jesus the Cross was installed, on a rock next to a pond, on Freedom Square at Uman, and destroying this statue ru ", – stated on the website of the Uman prosecutor's office on Monday.
According to law enforcement officials, the young people broke their legs, after which they escaped from the scene.
The attackers were arrested.
On the facts above, on January 20, 2019, the detainees were informed of the suspicion of committing a crime based on Part 2 of Article 296 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (hooliganism, accompanied by special courage, carried out by a group of individuals). Sanctions for this article provide penalties in the form of restrictions on freedom up to 5 years or imprisonment for up to 4 years.
A petition was sent to the Uman City District Court to apply precautionary measures to them in the form of detention.
As reported by Strana, in downtown Kiev, the troublemakers broke the glass stop.
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