In the Odessa region, the journalist was beaten with bats

© RIA Novosti / Stringreplace in fotoracconti Ukrainian police. Archival photoIn the Odessa region, the journalist was beaten with bats© RIA Novosti / Stringreplace the image Bank

Three men with bats attacked one of the journalists of Internet publications in the Odessa region. This was reported on Saturday the press service of the regional Department of the National police of Ukraine.

«Ovidiopol district police detained three persons, who attacked journalist of the Internet publication… the Incident occurred when the man was returning home in his car. On the roadway he saw a means to stop the vehicle, stopped and got out of the car. At this moment three men in balaclavas with bats attacked him and inflicted injuries», — stated in the message.

About according to UNIAN, the attack has affected editor of the local newspaper «naddnistrians’ka Pravda» Roman Varshanidze. In the attack, alleged to have been involved kikbokserskie members of the club from the Black sea.

Upon attack criminal case under article «threat or violence concerning the journalist» of the criminal code, guilty threatens till three years of prison.