Unidentified youngsters painted Samson Fountain on Kontraktova Square in the Podilsky district of Kyiv pink. This was reported on the website of the Metropolitan Police.
On the night of September 4, the police were reported that unidentified persons were painting a historic monument. Patrol squads and an investigation unit of the Podilsky Police Department immediately went to the place. Arriving at the address, the police officers saw unidentified persons who started to flee. One of them failed to escape – he was detained. He had a container of paint-like substance and brushes. Subsequently, the young man told the police the names of the rest of the vandals.
Police found that the defendants had been preparing for the crime in advance. Thus, in their correspondence, the suspects discussed the plan of action and also consulted with acquaintances on how to avoid punishment.