As reported by Censor.NET citing the press center of the SBU, it was found that a resident of Milove village joined the ranks of the illegal armed groups in May 2015 and took an active part in the battles against the anti-terrorist operation forces.
The militant armed with automatic weapon guarded positions held by the terrorists between Luhansk and Stanytsia Luhanska and was also involved in committing artillery strikes on the government forces.
The SBU operatives apprehended the perpetrator when he returned to his native village controlled by the Ukrainian government in August 2015. During the search and detention operation, the law enforcers found two F-1 grenades and hard evidence confirming his involvement in terrorist activities.
The court in the Luhansk region found the militant guilty of committing crimes punished by part 1 of article 258-3 of the Criminal Code (establishment of a terrorist group or terrorist organization) and sentenced him to four years and five months in prison.