In the event of disobedience and crowds during the Easter holidays, the police will attract special forces.
This was stated by the adviser to the Minister of the Interior Yuri Tandit on the aerial hromadske.
According to him, nearly 30,000 law enforcement officers are now involved in the protection of public order and quarantine.
“In addition, in case of additional actions or if necessary, more staff will be involved,” said Tandit.
He said according to statistics, people often go to church in western regions, so overcrowding is more likely to be there.
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“We are warning people. We are also in constant contact with ecclesiastical hierarchies; almost every hour, I communicate with priests of various faiths, especially with church leaders. I can say that in these areas we have drawn up a plan, ”said the adviser to the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
The tandit said that he had discussed it with the national police chief Igor Klimenko and that he had said that in the event of disobedience, the police would act in accordance with Cabinet Decision 211.
“We will arrest these people, in crowded places, we will use special forces,” he said.
In addition, the adviser to the Ministry of the Interior recalled that the Muslim holidays are still to come, the police are also preparing for it.
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Earlier, the Orthodox Church of Ukraine recalled that the April 19 Easter services will be broadcast online, so they called on believers to stay at home.
Ukrainian TV channels will broadcast services of various faiths, the program schedule has been published by the Office of the President.
It is after the Easter holidays and given the number of new cases of coronavirus infection, the authorities will decide to continue or reduce quarantine in Ukraine.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru