Gandzyuk case: court arrests suspect
The Kiev Pechersk court placed in custody until July 28 Vladislav Manger, a suspect by ordering an attack on the counselor of the mayor of Kherson, Yekaterina Gandzyuk.
It is reported by hromadske.
Prosecutors in the case, Andrei Sinyuk and Yaroslav Ushchapivsky, noted that after opening the criminal defense case, Vladislav Manger had pressured two witnesses in the case. In particular, prosecutors say he did it not personally, but through other people. He talks about threats during calls, in paper letters and at meetings.
Eating himself called it a lie, and any suspicion against himself was falsified.
Kherson activist Yekaterina Gandzyuk on July 31, 2018, sprayed with sulfuric acid at the entrance of her house in Kherson. The burns affected 40% of the woman’s body. She underwent several operations, but died on November 4 of the same year.
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Five people were arrested on suspicion of being involved in his murder, and on November 12, 2018, it was learned that Igor Pavlovsky, the former assistant to the people’s deputy Nikolai Palamarchuk, was arrested.
On February 11, 2019, the attorney general’s office announced to the chairman of Kherson regional council Vladislav Manger the suspicion of organizing the assassination of Gandzyuk. The court chose a preventive measure in the form of detention with the possibility of release on bail in the amount of 2 million 497 thousand 300 hryvnias, which was introduced.
On June 6, 2019, five direct perpetrators of the attack were sentenced to 3 to 6.5 years in prison.
In January 2020, on the territory of Bulgaria, Aleksey Levin, assistant consultant to the deputy of the Kherson regional council, was arrested for having organized an attack against Gandzyuk.
On March 16, Levin was extradited from Bulgaria to Ukraine.
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According to investigators, Levin is a key figure who links the performers (the “Torbin group”) and the clients of Gandzyuk’s attack. It is he who is suspected of having organized this crime, incited its implementation, providing in particular information on the place of residence of Gandzyuk. In March, the court extended the deadline to investigate the case against Levin on July 29.
On April 27, the Office of the Prosecutor General and the SBU announced the end of the investigation in the case of the organization of an attack against Gandzyuk.
At the same time, activists said they thought it was premature to refer the Gandzyuk case to the courts. According to them, law enforcement officials did not complete all of the investigations.
On June 11, Manger was handed over to Kiev a decision to resume the preliminary inquiry, as well as a request to take a preventive measure in the form of detention without bail.
Community activists “Who ordered Katya Gandzyuk?” say that the chairman of the Kherson regional council, Vladislav Manger, suspected of being involved in the attack on activist Yekaterina Gandzyuk, is trying to hide from the hospital court.
On June 14, the chairman of the Kherson regional council, Vladislav Manger, who was at the Kherson heart center, the police read out the court order on the way to the hearing.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru