Employees of SBU in Donetsk region stopped activity of criminal group which was engaged in trade in children for compulsory donorship.
The chief reported a press about it today at a briefing in Kiev - the SBU centerMarina Ostapenko.
According to her, the child who was rescued by the staff of SBU, during their detention malefactors surveyed previously and treated, preparing for compulsory donorship.
It is established that embodying a criminal plan, some inhabitants of Kramatorsk which were a part of an organized criminal group, found at the railway station of the city of Slavyansk of the street child 1998 which was the pupil of a local boarding school to which it got as the child without parental guardianship. In some months of stay in a boarding school the boy from there escaped and certain time was engaged in vagrancy.
Having convinced that nobody looks for the child, the leader of group promised to arrange it in sports school for what it was allegedly necessary to pass the corresponding inspection and to live in the temporary room under supervision of adults. Actually medical certificates were necessary for malefactors for absence confirmation at the boy of chronic diseases.
Holding the child on different leased apartments, malefactors on the Internet actively looked for the buyer, expecting to receive for the boy of 60 thousand euros.
According to M. Ostapenko, understanding that it is a question of danger of life of the child, the staff of SBU carefully prepared special operation in which the role of the potential buyer was played by one of quick employees. During the auction it even managed to reduce the price for the boy almost twice.
Staff of special forces "Alpha" detained members of group how they received money, and the child appeared in the car of law enforcement agencies.
As M. Ostapenko noted, their answer to the question raised by the field investigator during negotiations on possible removal of a kidney at the child testifies to cynicism of malefactors: "Do anything, it isn't interesting to us", - they answered.
On SBU materials the prosecutor's office of Donetsk region brought criminal case according to Art. 149 (human trafficking) of the Criminal code of Ukraine