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Second suspect of attack on Bukvy photographer under house arrest

18.08.2021, 17:37

Kyiv's Pechersk District Court has sent Anton Holoshchapov, the second suspected assailant on Bukv photojournalist Oleksandr Kuzhelny, under house arrest, as Suspilne reported

Anton Holoshchapov is assigned not to leave his place of residence until October 15, and he must also wear an electronic bracelet.

The hearing was held behind closed doors, as the suspect is a minor (born in 2004).

We will remind, another suspect, Mykyta Gubsky, the court sent under arrest for 60 days.

As IMI reported, on Saturday, August 14, in the center of Kyiv  some unknown persons severely beat Oleksander Kuzhelny, a photo correspondent for the Bukvy newspaper, as Bukvy reported, as well as this was confirmed by his colleagues. This happened after a protest outside the President's Office, which Oleksander Kuzhelny was covering. 

Kyiv police investigators served the suspicion notes to two people who beat Oleksander Kuzhelny, a photojournalist for the Bukvy edition, after a rally in downtown Kyiv on August 14. This was reported by the police press service. Proceedings were opened for threat or violence against a journalist (Part 2 of Art. 345-1 of the Criminal Code),

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