The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky instructed the security service to join the investigation of the case concerning the arson of the former head of the national Bank Valeria Gontareva. This was stated by the head of SBU Ivan Bakanov, the press service of the SBU.

“President Vladimir Zelensky instructed the Chairman of SBU Ivan Bakanov to join the investigation into the arson of the former head of the national Bank of Ukraine Valeria Gontareva. The security service of Ukraine within its competence will render all-round support in the investigation of arson colleagues from law enforcement bodies”, – stated in the message.

As reported, the house of Valeria Gontareva near Kiev in the village of horenychi burned in the night of Tuesday as a result of arson. According to her, the attackers threw a Molotov cocktail over the fence.

According to Goschs, no one was hurt in the fire. The police Kiev region opened criminal proceedings under article 194, part 2 of the criminal code “Deliberate destruction or damage of property” by arson. The sanction of article provides imprisonment for the term from three to ten years.