During the day Tuesday, December 17, during mass actions in the center of Kiev suffered 23 law enforcement officers, 12 police officers and 5 guardsmen delivered in medical institutions, said the first Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Sergey Spring.
“For the past day, 17 December, during mass actions suffered 23 law enforcement officers and 17 police officers and six guards. 12 police and five guards brought to medical institutions. Officer-guardsman is now in serious condition”, – said Spring on Wednesday, the press service of the interior Ministry.
First Deputy Minister of internal Affairs added, also appealed to doctors 11 citizens, among them one journalist.
“Going on in the capital of a mass event with the participation of a large number of citizens. According to the submitted applications, the organizers have made a commitment not to disturb public order and to hold a peaceful Assembly. Separately, pay attention to the leaders of public organizations for the fulfilment of declared commitments on the rules of conduct during the campaign. Each event organizer must remember that no political slogan is not worth the health and human life”, – stressed Spring.
“In turn, police, guards, and employees of gschs continues to bear service in the strengthened mode, ensuring public order and citizens’ right to peaceful protest,” – said the first Deputy Minister.
As reported, on the fact of clashes near the Verkhovna Rada on 17 December initiated criminal proceedings under part 2 St. 345 Criminal code of Ukraine (Threat or violence concerning the employee of law enforcement body).