Ukrainian officer sentenced to 12 years for attempting to steal Su-24 plane and fly it to Russia
The Kmelnitskyi city district court sentenced a major of the Ukrainian Armed Forces who tried to steal a plane and take it to Russia in September 2014.
The case was considered repeatedly in court. The first time, the major was sentenced to 11 years of imprisonment, but for procedural reasons, the ruling of the Starokonstantinovsky court did not come into force, and a new trial was appointed, the press service of the Military Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine reported.
In the second attempt, the officer was found guilty of high treason (s. 1 art. 111 of the Criminal Code) and sentenced to …read more