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Suspect in Sheremet case Dugar to serve house arrest in Kyiv

08.01.2020, 17:00
Photo credits: Censor.net/ 5 Kanal
Photo credits: Censor.net/ 5 Kanal

Today, the Kyiv Court of Appeals has left suspect Yana Dugar under 24-hour house arrest in Kyiv, as Hromadske reported.

The hospital nurse Yana Dugar is suspected in the criminal proceedings of the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet. The court partially upheld the appeal of defense lawyers: since now Yana Dugar is to be under house arrest in Kyiv, not in Novomoskovsk, in Dnipropetrovsk region.

Thus, the judge revoked the decision of the court of first instance on round-the-clock house arrest of the suspect at the place of her registration in Novomoskovsk in Dnipropetrovsk region.

At the same time, the court dismissed the motion of defense lawyers asking to release Yana Dugar on bail: she will live in the apartment of her bailsperson, former MP Oksana Korchynska.

IMI reported, on December 13, the Pechersk District Court of Kyiv decided to place Yana Dugar under house arrest until February 8, 2020. In compliance with that decision, Dugar is forbidden to leave her place of residence in the town of Novomoskovsk, of Dnipropetrovsk region, until February 8, 2020. She had to surrender the documents for traveling abroad.

Before that, the MP from “European Solidarity” faction, a member of the anti-terrorist operation, a volunteer medical doctor, Yana Zinkevich, gave bail for Dugar. On Facebook she also posted a certificate proving that Dugar was in ATO In Donbass region at the time of the murder of Sheremet.

As IMI reported, 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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