Pushilin announced the arrest of a suspect in the murder of Zakharchenko
The acting head of the self-proclaimed Donetsk people’s Republic Denis Pushilin announced the arrest of a suspect in the murder of the head of DND Alexander Zakharchenko.
“Our law enforcement authorities carried out a number of activities. Have an understanding of who did it. One man arrested, who gave the full layout of that testimony,” he told reporters Mr. Pushilin (quoted by “RIA Novosti”).
According to acting head of the DNI, the terrorist act committed with the participation of the fifth Department of the LSC, SBU. “As a result of further intelligence agencies (DNR — ed.), analysis of residues of the explosive device, the high technology, not previously used by SBU. It gives an understanding that the terrorist act was committed with the assistance of Western intelligence services,” added Mr. Pushilin.
Alexander Zakharchenko, head of DNR in 2014, and his bodyguard were killed on 31 August in an explosion in Donetsk cafe “Separable.” Several people were injured. Among them, the Minister for taxes and duties of the DNI. Law enforcement agencies DND called the incident a terrorist attack and said that the crime involved Ukraine, Kiev denies these accusations.