In Ukraine has exposed the large-scale theft from oil pipelines in three areas

Law enforcement officers blocked the large-scale theft of raw materials from pipelines in several areas of the country. This March 7 according to the press center of the security Service.

“A group of attackers from different regions of Ukraine for several months with the use of special equipment did the so-called “cuttings” in the pipelines on the territory of Sumy, Chernihiv and Poltava regions. Products they pumped into tanker trucks and sold for recycling,”– said in the message.

It is noted that the SBU detained three malefactors in Chernihiv region during the attempted sale of another batch of stolen oil.

Now seized two trucks with necesaries worth nearly eight hundred thousand, established a place of “insets” and storage products.

Open criminal proceedings under part 5 of article 185 of the Criminal code of Ukraine. Continue the urgent investigative actions for establishment of all persons involved in the transaction.

We will remind, in January of militiamen in Chernihiv oblast blocked the theft of raw materials from the pipeline.