He faces up to three years of imprisonment.
In the capital, 24-year-old resident of Kyiv region, went to the metro station “Teremki” telescopic baton in the backpack. This subject has attracted the attention of law enforcement, as it is with melee weapons and can be dangerous to others, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Informant.
Physical evidence the police seized and sent for examination to determine whether this item is a melee weapon.
Investigators began criminal proceedings for illegal possession of knives. Previously the owner of the baton in the field of law enforcement did not fall. The event information is entered in the Unified register of pre-judicial investigations as regards 2 articles 263 (carrying, manufacture, repair or sale of bladed weapons without lawful authority) of the Criminal code of Ukraine. The sanction of article provides till three years of imprisonment.