During the mass searches in the White Church (the Kiev may throw up on) detained at least 10 people, according Hromadske.ua with reference to the head of communications GU National police in the Kyiv region Nikolay Zhukovich.

“In the White Church there was at least three criminal groups. From businessmen demanded money, beat them, destroyed their property. Now the searches are continuing, after the number of detainees subject to change”, – Zhukovich told the publication.

Earlier in the day, the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine reported that in Belaya Tserkov, on Saturday, more than 500 law enforcement officers at the same time spend about 50 searches with a view to apprehending members of the criminal organization that worked to pressure on businesses, extortion and beating people.

Opened criminal proceedings under article 189 (extortion) and article 255 (creating criminal organization) of the Criminal code of Ukraine.

About results of the carried out urgent investigative actions in the White Church and possible arrests chief of police of Kiev region Andrei Nabatov will speak at a briefing on Monday, July 29. The exact time is not reported.