Today, the Obolon court of the capital ended a judicial investigation in the case of the battalion «Tornado». The company commander Ruslan Onishchenko, his Deputy Nikolay Tsukuru and Danilo Schuko the prosecution requests 15 years in prison.
On Tuesday 31 January, reports «Censor.NO.»
«Onishchenko, Tsukuru, Laruku please assign the maximum punishment provided by sanctions of the relevant articles of CC of Ukraine. On the basis of part 2 of article 70 of the CC of Ukraine to determine the final punishment in the form of 15 years of imprisonment with deprivation of Onishchenko and Tsukuru special title of «Lieutenant of police». As well as the right to hold positions in law enforcement for a period of 3 years», — said the military Prosecutor Ruslan Kravchenko.
Ilya Cold, Plamadeala Anatoly and Maxim Glebov prosecutors asked for 12 years imprisonment. Nikita Bush — 11, Boris Golcuk — 10 years. The novel Ivalu, Andriy Demchuk and Nikita Sviridovsky — 8 years each. Yuri Shevchenko, who previously partially admitted guilt, the Prosecutor requests 3-year suspended sentence.
«The final penalty of 5 years imprisonment. Considering the existence of mitigating circumstances, we ask you to release Shevchenko Yu. M. from punishment serving with a trial period 3 years «, — Ruslan Kravchenko.
Today the parties went to the debate. Prosecutors delivered his speech. At the next meeting, tomorrow, the hearing will begin with a speech by the accused themselves and their counsel. Then the court will only listen to the last word of the ex-fighters.
We will remind, the company of special purpose «Tornado» was part of the interior Ministry. In June 2015 was arrested 8 of its fighters, including a commander Ruslan Onishchenko, on charges of unlawful imprisonment and abduction of local residents, their torture, killings and other serious crimes.
July 18, 2015 the Minister of internal Affairs Arsen Avakov signed a decree on dissolution of the company «Tornado». Now the division is liquidated, and its commander and some fighters are judged.
Case «tornadovtsev»: prosecutors ask former fighters from 3 to 15 years in prison 01.02.2017