The evidence gathered in the case of the murder of Yekaterina Gandzyuk is sufficient to complete the investigation and send the indictment to court.
This was announced during a briefing by Deputy Attorney General Alexei Simonenko.
“After conducting interrogations, examinations and other additional investigative measures, the prosecutors concluded that the evidence gathered was sufficient to establish an indictment and to refer the case to the court,” he said. he declares.
Simonenko added that the prosecutor announced on April 27 that the investigation into the defendants in the Vladislav Manger, Alexei Levin and other participants in the proceedings would be completed.
The parties now have access to the investigation documents. Once the defense has examined the documents of the criminal procedure, they will be sent to the court for examination on the merits.
It was reported that on March 17, the Pechersk District Court arrested Levin without the right to post bail until April 2, the date on which the investigation expired in this case.
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In January Levin was arrested in Bulgaria. He was identified by fingerprints because he changed his appearance.
On March 16, Levin was extradited from Bulgaria to Ukraine.
The suspect who organized the attack on Yekaterina Gandzyuk left Ukraine in August 2018 and was added to the international wanted list.
According to investigators, Levin is a key figure connecting artists (the “Torbin group”) and 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.
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. Gandzyuk underwent several operations, but died on November 4 of the same year.
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Suspected of being involved in his murder, 5 people were arrested and, on November 12, 2018, it became known 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 murder of Gandzyuk. The court chose a preventive measure in the form of detention, but he went on bail of 2 million 497 thousand 300 hryvnia. On April 25, it was learned that Manger had gone from suspicion to a “personal injury order”.
On June 6, 2019, 5 direct perpetrators of the attack were sentenced to between 3 and 6.5 years in prison.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru