Procedural guidance is being exercised in criminal proceedings on the facts of the unlawful deprivation of liberty of the crew members of the fishing vessel "YAMK-0041" by prior agreement by a group of persons, using weapons and the threat of violence, as well as the seizure of the said vessel by representatives of illegally created bodies in the temporarily occupied territory of the Crimea peninsula- the report says.
Preliminary legal qualification of criminal offenses is part 2 of article 146 (“Unlawful deprivation of liberty or abduction of a person”) and part 2 of article 278 (“Hijacking or seizure of railway vehicles, air, sea or river vessel”) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, clarified in the department. In fact what happened is carried out pre-trial investigation.
Employees of the Crimean Border Department of the FSB 3 in May detained the fishing vessel YAMK-0041 under the flag of Ukraine, which illegally harvested flounder west of Tarkhankut Cape in the exclusive economic zone of Russia. Several kilometers of nets were withdrawn, five crew members were taken to Crimea. Kiev expressed a categorical protest and demanded the return of the ship.