Arrested on April 14, Major General Valery Shaitanov was preparing an assassination attempt against Interior Minister Arsen Avakov.
This was announced by Deputy Minister Anton Gerashchenko on Ukraine24, reports a correspondent for Ukrinform.
“This morning, I spoke with the Minister of the Interior. He said that yes, indeed, the Security Service and its operational channels informed us that Major General Shaitanov, in addition to the assassination of Adam Osmayev, was also working on the organization of an attempt to assassination against the Minister of the Interior. It would not be the first or even the fifth attempt, “said Gerashchenko.
See also: Counterintelligence SBU has arrested an accused in the case of General Shaitanov
As noted, counterintelligence by the Ukrainian security services on April 14 arrested SBU Major General Valery Shaitanov on suspicion of treason and terrorist acts.
According to investigators, he planned in particular, on the instructions of the Russian special services, the murder of a volunteer Adam Osmayev.
On April 15, the Shevchenkovsky District Court in Kiev chose a preventive measure in the form of 60-day detention.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru