In Donetsk region, the murderers of the Deputy Commandant of Mukachevo Commandant Office Artem Kokhany were arrested
Police officers of Donetsk region solved the murder of the border guard commandant officer Artem Kokhany (pictured), who served in Transcarpathia and was performing duty in the ATO area.
31-year-old Major Artem Kokhany, the Deputy Commandant of Mukachevo operational military commandant office was killed on November 14 in the city of Kurakhove in Maryinka district of Donetsk region. The military officer received gunshot wounds, trying to stop illegal actions of two men. On the same day, the police detained the criminals involved in the crime - the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine Office in Donetsk region reported.
"We have found out that on the night of 13 to 14 of November, the victim was on Mayakovsky Avenue in the city of Kurakhove. At about 00:45, a car "VAZ-21099" drove up to him. Unidentified persons made three gunshots from the car at the border guard, and then disappeared from the scene," - Andriy Haponyuk, the head of Maryinka district police said.
All personnel of the Maryinka police was involved in solving of this daring crime. A few hours later, the car was detained at the Kurakhove reservoir.
During the inspection of the vehicle, the police officers found sleeves, black ski masks, three Kalashnikovs and ammunition.
The detainees said that that night they, being drunk, had taken away the car from a local taxi driver to have fun. However, the employee of the border guard commandant office witnessed that, tried to prevent this crime, and paid for that with his life.
The criminal proceeding over the murder has been initiated. Also it is known that one of the murderers came to Donetsk region from Chernihiv region.
Artem Kokhany was buried in Sumy, where he was born, on November 16. He had a wife and a little daughter.