Fight in Sumy: a man hit his neighbor with the butt of an ax

In Sumy, the police detained a man who seriously injured his neighbor.

Around 9:00 p.m., the on-duty unit of the Sumy District Police Department received a report about a fight between two men, during which one of them inflicted numerous head injuries on the other. The investigative and operational team of the police immediately went to the scene of the incident.

As the law enforcement officers found out, a quarrel arose between two neighbors on the background of domestic relations, which turned into a fight. As a result, an angry 32-year-old man hit a 52-year-old opponent on the head with the butt of an ax, causing serious injuries.

The police detained the perpetrator in accordance with Article 208 of the Criminal Procedure Code of Ukraine.

Based on this fact, the investigators opened criminal proceedings under Part 1 of Art. 121 “Deliberate grievous bodily harm” of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The sanction of this article provides for punishment in the form of deprivation of liberty for a term of up to 8 years. Investigations are ongoing.

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