Avakov said about the arrest of one of the organizers of the referendum on the creation of DND
Svitlodarsk of Donetsk detained mayor Debaltsevo Volodymyr Protsenko, which organized the referendum on the creation of DND, said the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov.
" The Ministry of internal Affairs together with the SBU in Svitlodarsk, Donetsk oblast was arrested mayor Debaltsevo Protsenko Vladimir Vasilyevich, who has fled from July 2014. Before his wife said that he was abducted by unidentified persons, and according to her statement was instituted criminal proceedings under Art. 146 of the criminal code of Ukraine, " he said in Facebook." However, the police have known exactly what he organized a referendum on the creation of DND, participated in the creation of so-called Debaltsevo squads, organized roadblocks separatists, " said Avakov. According to him, once captured Kyiv Debaltsevo Protsenko " disappeared, imitating his abduction "." A few days ago he appeared in, Debaltsevo and said he mayor and proceeds with the execution of their duties. January 22, Protsenko attempted to destabilize the work of the state institutions of the city, to sow panic among the residents, saying that the city is surrounded. We wait a long time not to become, " Avakov said.