Man caught with spy app in phone, taking pictures of Chernihiv school

A person was detained in Chernihiv, caught taking photographs of municipal infrastructure and passing the pictures to the enemy.

This was reported by the Patrol Police of Chernihiv area on Fb, in keeping with Ukrinform.

It’s famous that the principal of one of the native faculties contacted the police, reporting a person taking photographs of the school constructing and shelter.

Patrol police have detained the person, studying that he’s a 49-year-old native of Sevastopol (occupied Crimea) who moved to Chernihiv in 2016, being granted the standing of an internally displaced individual.

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“The person failed to elucidate what he was doing close to the school. Throughout a cursory inspection, the inspectors discovered a cell phone in the person’s possession. One of the put in purposes aroused the suspicion of the officers as its algorithm concerned taking photographs of sure objects and areas and their precise geolocation. The person reported that he used the app for the aim of gaining further revenue. Along with the school, he took photographs of municipal bus stops, church buildings, and different objects. He has already acquired fee for the data supplied on a quantity of areas,” the assertion says.

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The person was taken to the Chernihiv District Police Division, the place the SBU safety service operatives are actually working with the detainee.

As reported earlier, fierce battles with Russian invaders continued in the Chernihiv area February by means of March. In April, the Armed Forces of Ukraine liberated the area from the Russian troops.