Defense for Antonenko claims to have been able to become acquainted with the case on the fifth day
Law firm head Sens Consulting, involved in the defense of Andrei Antonenko, suspected of being involved in the murder of Pavel Sheremet, said that the defense had the opportunity to see the files after they opened on the fifth day .
Sens Consulting chief Leonid Maslov said this in an interview with Babel.
“The fifth day after the opening of the file, we finally had the opportunity to see at least something. We were shown three volumes in the trunk of a car near the remand center. They were copies of a case of terrible quality. In addition, in these three volumes, there is general information that has nothing to do with Antonenko, ”said Maslov.
According to him, “we photographed these volumes and signed for it, but we dispute this way of familiarization and the quality of the documents and we demand that we be provided with the 38 volumes of the case and transcribed digital documents on our media. . “
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“Since we did not receive the documents relating to the case in time, we could not prove that there was no reason to leave Antonenko and Kuzmenko in detention. The prosecution has filed a motion (to prolong the arrest – note) In violation of time limits. In accordance with the practice of the European Court of Human Rights, such violations constitute grounds for the dismissal of a request. In other words, the judge made a decision contrary to ECHR practice, which makes the conclusion illegal, “said Maslov.
As Ukrinform reported on Monday, the court extended the arrest of Antonenko by 60 days.
On December 12, 2019, Home Affairs Minister Arsen Avakov announced the detention and suspicion of the accused in the Sheremet murder case.
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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 that the preliminary inquiry into the murder of Pavel Sheremet had ended.
Journalist Pavel Sheremet died on the morning of July 20, 2016 in the center of Kiev following a car bomb attack.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru