Supreme Court Confirmed Air Force Officer’s Treason for Treason
The General Prosecutor’s Office defended before the Supreme Court of Ukraine a conviction for treason of 12 years in prison with the deprivation of the military rank of officer of a squadron of a tactical aviation brigade of the army of the of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
This was reported by the press service of the Attorney General’s Office.
“With the principled position of the prosecutor’s office, the Supreme Court confirmed the court decisions, according to which the former deputy commander of the aviation squadron of the tactical aviation brigade of the air force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine was convicted of treason for 12 years with deprivation of military rank (part 1 of article 111 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine)) ”, indicates the message.
It is noted that the officer was found guilty of assisting a foreign state to carry out subversive activities against Ukraine, namely: having committed acts intended to take possession of a military aircraft in the interest of the Russian Federation as monetary compensation and other material benefits.
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The accused did not admit his guilt. In cassation appeals, the defense requested the verdict and the decision of the court of appeal to quash and refer the case for a new trial before the court of first instance. However, after hearing the prosecutor’s position, the Supreme Court confirmed the sentence.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru