Suspected of being involved in the attack on Kherson activist Yekaterina Gandzyuk Igor Pavlovsky, reached an agreement with the investigation and testifies in the case.
This was announced during a briefing on Monday April 27, said deputy head of the attorney general’s office department, Roman Romanchuk, according to a Ukrinform correspondent.
“The indictment against Igor Pavlovsky is being examined by the Primorsky district court in Odessa. He has reached an agreement with the prosecutor on the provision of evidence against the organizers of the crime,” said the prosecutor.
Romanchuk also noted that the next meeting in the Pavlovsky case is scheduled to take place in early May.
As noted, on July 31, 2018, Yekaterina Gandzyuk was sprayed with sulfuric acid at the entrance to her home 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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Five people were arrested on suspicion of being involved in his murder, 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, five direct perpetrators of the attack were sentenced to 3 to 6.5 years in prison.
Today, April 27, the SBU said it had completed a preliminary investigation into the criminal proceedings on Manger’s suspicions and assistant consultant to deputy of the same council, Alexei Levin, in organizing the attack on Yekaterina Gandzyuk.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru