Court to consider appeal for extension of Yulia Kuzmenko arrest on Tuesday
The Kiev Court of Appeal will appeal the decision of the court of first instance to extend the detention of the doctor and volunteer Yulia Kuzmenko, suspected of the murder of the journalist Pavel Sheremet, on Tuesday.
This was reported on the Free Dr Kuzmenko Facebook community page.
“Tomorrow, June 2, at 3:30 pm, the Kiev Court of Appeal will consider the appeal of the decision to extend the detention of Yulia Kuzmenko. The presiding judge is Tatyana Rosiko, ”the statement said.
As reported by Ukrinform, journalist Pavel Sheremet died on July 20, 2016 in Kiev as a result of a car explosion.
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 doctor and volunteer Yulia Kuzmenko, the nurse of one of the paratrooper battalions Yana Dugar and ATO veteran Andrei Antonenko.
See also: Sheremet case: court dismissed lawyer Kouzmenko’s judge’s challenge
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