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In Lviv region, journalists prevented from filming story on landfill

08.10.2020, 13:49
Photo credits: AP/M.Ugarte
Photo credits: AP/M.Ugarte

In the village of Velyki Hrybovychi (Lviv region), some unknown person made obstruction to the TV crew of one of Lviv's TV channels who came to film the story on landfill. He broke the cameras well. The incident occurred on October 6 at the landfill for solid domestic waste, as it is reported on the website of the Main Directorate of the National Police in Lviv region.

As the journalist of the TV channel reported, the man behaved aggressively and interfered with their work at the territory of the landfill.

On October 7, the journalist filed complaint with the Zhovkva Police Department for obstruction of her professional activity.

The police opened a criminal case under Part 1 of Article 171 (Obstruction to legitimate professional activity of journalists) of the Criminal Code. 

The police identfied the wrongdoer: a resident of Zhovkva district, 62. The pre-trial investigation is ongoing.

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