Lviv police opened criminal proceedings on the fact of the offense on the eve of a group of individuals bullying in the Lviv city Council and is investigating the incident.

“On this fact opened criminal proceedings as regards 2 articles 296 UK of Ukraine (hooliganism). Pre-judicial investigation, – reports the communication Department of the main Directorate of the National police of Ukraine in Lviv region on Thursday.

As reported, on may 29, about 11.10 a group of several dozen representatives of right-wing public organizations and associations of veterans of the anti-terrorist operation to break down the doors in the Lviv city Council and broke into the building.

According to the press service of the city Council, during a break clashed with officials of the city Council and employees of the municipal guards. The head of the administration of the mayor of Lviv, was beaten and hospitalized with injuries of the spleen. The attackers also beat up an employee of the municipal guards.

Article 296 of the criminal code of Ukraine. “Hooliganism,” i.e., a gross violation of public order of the motives of explicit disrespect for society, accompanied by special impudence or exclusive cynicism. Part 2 of this article – the same acts, committed by a group of persons, shall be punishable by restraint of liberty for a term up to 5 years or deprivation of liberty for a term up to 4 years.