In Uzhgorod, a house arsonist was caught
After a quarrel with his wife, a 27-year-old drunk resident of Uzhgorod set fire to the house of his family.
Recently, Uzhgorod city police was informed by the fire unit operator that on Uzhanska street in Uzhgorod, a house had been set on fire.
The investigative team of the city police department was immediately sent at the scene. It was established that the fire in the house resulted from arson.
Officers of the Criminal Investigation Department of the city police found out that the owner of the house - a 27-year-old resident of Uzhgorod - was involved in the commission of the offense.
According to the arsonist, he lived in the house with his wife and two minor children. He committed the arson while being intoxicated. On the day before, he had quarreled with his wife, the woman took the children and left to her parents' place. The next day the man decided to make up with her and went to her parents' place. However, she did not want to listen to him and did not want to return home. Having drunk alcohol, the man grabbed the canister with gasoline and set fire to his house...
The investigator of Uzhgorod city police registered this incident in the Unified register of pre-trial investigations and opened a criminal proceeding under Part 2 of Art.194 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (intentional destruction of or damage to property) which provides for punishment in the form of imprisonment for 3 to 10 years. The investigation is ongoing.