The Court in absentia arrested the suspect in the murder of the security forces on the Maidan
The Kiev Pechersky District Court ruled on the arrest of a citizen of Kharkiv, whose weapon allegedly killed the soldier and the soldier of Berkut, and another soldier was wounded during the events of the Revolution of the dignity.
We are talking about Dmitry Lipov, who is on the national wanted list, reports the public, citing a court decision.
The decision notes that on the morning of February 20, 2014, the armed suspect saw on the balcony of the National Music Academy of Ukraine named Tchaikovsky “armed with unidentified investigators who shot police officers and decided to shoot them join “, then” gave him his own shotgun and cartridges to an unidentified investigator “. Having received a rifle and cartridges for it, this man went to the balcony of the Academy, where he “fired at least three shots from the rifle at law enforcement officers and soldiers who were not far from the Independence Stele on Independence Square “.
On that day, according to the resolution, the security services of Ukraine, the Interior Ministry and the armed forces of Ukraine on the pretext of carrying out an anti-terrorist operation dispersed demonstrators in Maidan and in the surrounding streets, causing 10 dead and 127 more or less serious injuries. 5 security guards also died, 14 people were more or less seriously injured.
The suspect is accused of the murder of a soldier from military unit no. 3033 and a police officer from the special forces company “Berkut” and from the wounding of a soldier from military unit no. 3026 (article 348 of the Ukrainian Criminal Code).
The decision clarified that with regard to the Kharkov native, a preventive measure in the form of detention had been chosen and that he had been “entered on the international list of wanted persons” on February 10, 2020.
At the same time, there is no information on the Lipovoy research on the Interpol website.
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The decision to arrest Lipov was taken by judge Svetlana Volkova, known notably for having released the commander of the special company of Berkut, Dmitry Sadovnik, suspected of having executed militants of Maidan.
As indicated, article 348 of the Criminal Code (attack on the life of a police officer) is subject to the amnesty law for participants in Maidan.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru