Chief military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatoly Matios asked in a persistent form from the Ministry of internal Affairs total review of the grounds of affiliation to the battalions of militia volunteers, and among them first of convicted People.
"regarding the situation with the company "Tornado" … decided and sent to the head of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the appropriate procedure document that obligates a total inspection of the grounds, reasons, procedure for the adoption of all the volunteers in the composition of the mouth police and other departments and the national guard during the formation of these battalions, – said Matios.
"and among them, the order and the reasons for accepting to serve in the police of people who had a… a conviction, or conviction or multiple times people were prosecuted under the criminal code", - has added Matios, reports RIA " Novosti ". According to Matios, the result of this check shall become the answer who will be responsible for the presence in the police unit of a significant number of previously convicted persons. Remember, the interior Ministry and the Prosecutor's office of Ukraine on June 17, tied for 7 people from the battalion Tornado together with the commander of patrol service battalion Ruslan Onishchenko, who are accused of looting, torture, murder, rape and several other crimes. Then the head of the Lugansk military-civil administration Gennady Moskal appealed to law enforcement agencies with the requirement to disarm battalions "Tornado" and " Chernigov ". Interior Minister Arsen Avakov, on his part, June 18 announced that the battalion Tornado disbanded. Then the soldiers of the unit have sought refuge at the base and organized it for defense, they told about the readiness to use weapons against the workers of the Ministry of internal Affairs. The leadership of the Ukrainian interior Ministry has conducted a dialogue with members of the Tornado. On June 23, the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine assured that the warriors Tornado left its base within the school.