Former Kharkiv police suspect in the kidnapping of MoroccanPhoto:

The man was detained at the scene of the crime

10.12.18 63000

In Kharkiv detained a former police officer, who is suspected of kidnapping two citizens of Morocco.

Reports a press about it-service of Prosecutor’s office of Kharkiv region.

According to law enforcement, the 38-year-old former police captain kidnapped two foreigners to extort money.

The man was detained at the scene of the crime.

When he discovered the identity of the police captain, the validity of which expired in 2014.

“The explanations of the detainee, the document remained after dismissal from bodies. Carry out all necessary investigative actions for establishment of other persons involved in the Commission of a crime”, – stated in the message.

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On the abduction of two citizens of Morocco to the law enforcement authorities said the wife of one of the victims.

She said that on the evening of December 6, her husband and his countryman in the street, put into a car by unidentified men and taken in an unknown direction. After that, the relationship with the husband she had lost.

The victims were found the next day thanks to the geolocation feature, which managed to turn on mobile one of the abductees.

According to investigators, the Moroccans kept in the garage cooperative for money. The kidnappers were presented to them by police officers and threatened with imprisonment if they did not give them five thousand dollars.

According to one of the victims, men who called themselves police, imitated his arrest, and even conducted an illegal search of his home, then took him with a friend in the garage.

“As the investigators have reasonable grounds to believe that the kidnapping of foreigners can be involved in active police officers, at the present time the question of the transfer of criminal proceedings to another investigative in the State Bureau of investigation”, – stated in the message of Prosecutor’s office.

Recall that the Kyiv Prosecutor’s office declared suspicion to the Deputy of one of village councils of Zhytomyr region declared suspicion in kidnapping and extortion 1 million.