As a result of joint operation of staff of Management on fight against organized crime of GUMVD of Ukraine in Kiev and GUBOP the Ministry of Internal Affairs was detained Georgian "thief in law" known in criminal circles by nickname "Lasha Sukhumsky", reports a press - service GUBOP Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine.
During detention the malefactor tried to escape, but was stopped by employees of special forces "Falcon". During a search 10 tablets and 30 grams of the white powder similar to drug are withdrawn from it. The withdrawn substance and tablets are directed on examination.
The measures directed on establishment of crimes in which it could be involved are carried out.