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Court suspended ordering pre-trail measure for second suspect in murder of Sheremet

13.12.2019, 19:53
Photo credit: Ukrinform
Photo credit: Ukrinform

On December 13, the Pechersk District Court of Kyiv suspended considering the case on pre-trial measure for the second suspect in the Sheremet murder case, volunteer and pediatric surgeon at Okhmatdit hospital Yulia Kuzmenko, as Ukrinform reported.

At the beginning of the court hearing, the lawyer filed a recusal of the judge Serhiy Vovk, saying he had prejudice against those involved in Sheremet's case.

For his part, the judge noted that the issue of pre-trial measure of Kuzmenko is suspended until appointment of the judge who would consider his recusal.

The prosecution was intended to require a pre-trial detention measure without the possibility of bail for the suspect Kuzmenko.

IMI reported, the Pechersk District Court of Kyiv decided to place Yana Dugar, hospital nurse and  suspect in the murder of journalist Paul Sheremet under house arrest until February 8, 2020.

Court placed under 24-hours house arrest Yana Dugar, suspect in Sheremet murder

On December 13, the Pechersk District Court of Kyiv decided to place Yana Dugar, hospital nurse and  suspect in the murder of journalist Paul Sheremet under house arrest until February 8, 2020.

On December 12, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov told that the National Police had detained and pressed suspicion to some persons who would be involved in the murder of Pavel Sheremet.

On December 12, Deputy Head of the National Police - Criminal Police Chief Yevgeny Koval named five suspects in the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet: Sergeant of the Special Operations Forces Andriy Antonenko, military medic Yana Dugar, volunteer Yulia Kuzmenko and veterans of the armed conflict in Donbas region Inna (alias Cougar) and Vladyslav (alias Bucha) Gryschenko.

On December 12, Deputy Head of the National Police - Chief of Criminal Police Yevgeny Koval reported that the explosive under the car of journalist Pavel Sheremet was put by the ATO musician and volunteer Andriy Antonenko and doctor and volunteer Yulia Kuzmenko.

The same day, Yevhen Koval said that the investigation considered the main version of the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet was to destabilize the social and political situation in Ukraine.

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