A mentally ill 35-year-old woman mocked the Ukrainian flag in the village of Vilshana, Kharkiv region. The court sentenced her to probation.
According to the HAC, in November of last year, 35-year-old Iryna Lymar, while staying near the building of the Vilshan Starostat, broke the flagpole on which the Ukrainian flag was located.
After that, she defiantly tore off the flag, tore it into pieces and threw it on the ground near the administration building.
It became known from the court verdict that Lymar has been registered with a psychiatrist since 2002 with a diagnosis of schizophrenia, paranoid form, continuous type of course.
As reported Kharkiv Timeson November 30, 2022, investigators reported suspicion to a woman who is in the village of Vilshany tore down the flag of Ukraine from the state institution and damaged it.
On April 10, 2023, a judge of the Dergachiv district court of the Kharkiv region found the woman guilty in committing a public insult to the state symbol of Ukraine. She was sentenced to 2 years of imprisonment with a probationary period of 1 year.