Antonenko’s call for arrest postponed to June 15
Consideration of the appeal to the Kiev Court of Appeal for the finding of the suspect musician Andrei Antonenko (“Riffmaster”) in the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet has been postponed until June 15.
It was during a speech at a rally under the Verkhovna Rada about the resignation of Minister of Internal Affairs Arsen Avakov, said the head of the law firm involved in the defense of Antonenko, Leonid Maslov, reports a correspondent from Ukrinform.
“Today, before the court of appeal, was to be held the court session, during which the question of the conclusion of Andrei Antonenko was to be examined. It was, as always, postponed because the file did not was not from the Pechersk court. The next hearing will take place on June 15, “Maslov noted. .
As reported by Ukrinform, journalist Pavel Sheremet died on July 20, 2016 in Kiev as a result of a car explosion.
See also: Sheremet case: Antonenko claims he was under pressure in the remand center
Home Affairs Minister Arsen Avakov announced on December 12, 2019 the detention and the suspicion of the accused in the Sheremet murder case.
The investigation suspects the doctor and volunteer Yulia Kuzmenko, the nurse of one of the paratrooper battalions Yana Dugar and the ATO veteran Andrei Antonenko.
On May 22, lawyer Nikolai Orekhovsky announced the completion of the preliminary inquiry into the murder of Pavel Sheremet.
On May 25, the Pechersk court in Kiev granted the request of the prosecutors and changed the preventive measure of Yane Dugar from house arrest to bail in the amount of 168,000 hryvnia. Lawyer Dugar Vitaliy Kolomiets later reported that more than 500 people had transferred the amount needed to deposit in less than a day.
Kuzmenko and Antonenko are now in prison.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru