Ancient icon of St. George the victorious stolen from a temple on the territory of Kyiv-Pechersk Lavra, informs a portal “Orthodox life” with reference to Strana.ua.
The theft occurred in the afternoon of 26 September 2018. The gunman got to record surveillance cameras.
“The video was recorded by a young man in a dark suit, with a suitcase on wheels, which took advantage of the moment when no one was watching and slowly removed the icon from the wall. Then the thief had Packed it in the bag and despite the fact that in the temple complex there were many clergymen and parishioners could sneak out stolen from the territory of the monastery,” – said in the message.
Upon theft the criminal proceedings (part 1 of article 185 of the UCU). Is the search for the offender.
According to the Ministers of the temple, the size of the stolen icons 45х37 see the Exact cost of the image is unknown, but the icon vintage.