From the Kiev Museum and stole rare bus

Из киевского музея украли раритетный автобус

Missing the bus “Ikarus-260” 1986 release.

The theft was discovered during a scheduled inspection of the unit KP “CIVICTRANS” Historical exposition and restoration center. But the bus – not a needle in a haystack, reports the with reference to the Informant.

Already long ago, from the streets of Kiev disappeared passenger buses Ikarus. They faithfully served Kiev in the 80-90-ies of the last century. Now place them in the transport Museum. In Kiev, a Museum was opened in 2012 in a former tram depot and its grounds are kept rare models of buses, trolleybuses and trams. Many of the exhibits on the go.

Pre-judicial investigation established that on March 20 the bus brand Ikarus 260 1986 release by order of the Director of the restoration center was left outside the service station and allegedly drove the Bus fleet number 6, which is located at street Puchovsky, 4. But Icarus never came. The Director of Fleet No. 6 claims he was not given orders to drive the bus to the Park.

Investigators Solomenskiy police Department found the bus in the city of Kano, on-site Parking private garage. The log on the bus is not found, the VIN number, the attackers also already removed, but the plaque in the cabin that is the property of “Kyivpastrans” to remove not have time or forgot. In addition, the cabin there was another sign with the technical specifications of the bus.

The bus was arrested and admitted the evidence. Now in the case of a scheduled technical expertise, which should answer the questions – what were the engine number and the body of the bus. A criminal case was opened under part 1 of article 191 of the criminal code of Ukraine – embezzlement of property. The punishment which threatens the attackers – up to 4 years of imprisonment.

Travel and tours on the vintage buses is a distraction that is gaining popularity in Ukraine. Kano is no exception.

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