Arrested the alleged accomplice of the battalion "Sich" Igor Gumenyuk, who is suspected that he threw a grenade at police near the building of Verkhovna Rada, said the commander of the police battalion "Sich" Alexander Pisarenko.
"Yes, he was Detained on suspicion of complicity. For more info I do not have. As long as there is a consequence, I have no right to interfere", he said, noting that the detainee is taken into custody, reports the news Agency.
Pisarenko also suggested that the grenade was thrown yesterday in the direction of law enforcement, is a " trophy from the ATO zone ". According to Pisarenko, de jure Gumenyuk is the fighter of a battalion " Sich ", as his report, which he filed before, not yet considered, because the procedure requires time. Yesterday the head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov said that the grenade at the soldiers of the National guard at a rally in Kiev, Detained – them was a supporter of the nationalist party " Freedom ", the fighter of a battalion " Sich ". Avakov also subjected to the accusation of the party "Freedom" and its leader Oleh Tyahnybok in clashes near the building of Verkhovna Rada in Kiev. The Tiahnybok decided to call in for questioning. According to the summary data, in the end, the riots cost the lives of two soldiers of the National guard of Ukraine, 130 people have been injured, six of them are in a state of crisis. It was stated that 1st national guardsman, whose death was announced, was forcibly deprived of his life by a bullet, although a number of Ukrainian activists argued that it was touched by a shell.