Detained ex-«berkutovets», which pursued activists of «Avtomaydan»

Militiamen detained the former employee of special forces «Berkut», which is suspected of illegal detention of the 18 activists of «Avtomaydan» during the revolution of dignity. This reports the press service of the Prosecutor General.

«Detained a former employee of the Metropolitan special police «Berkut», which for a long time was wanted on suspicion of abuse of power and illegal detention by prior agreement with other workers of divisions of militia of special function «Golden eagle» 18 activists of the public movement «Avtomaydan» in the night from 22 to 23 January 2014 on the streets Schorsa and the Grushevsky street in Kiev, which was accompanied by use of violence and damage to their cars», — told the Agency.

In addition, the suspect is charged with falsifying reports and false accusations of activists with serious crimes, on what basis they were detained and prosecuted for alleged acts of hooliganism.

The detainee is given a notification of suspicion under articles 365, 366 and 384 of the Criminal code (arbitrariness, forgery and perjury). The court made a request for his arrest.

As reported, in December 2016, the Prosecutor General has arrested another former employee of «Berkut», who is suspected in the illegal detention of these 18 activists «Automaidan».

Detained ex-«berkutovets», which pursued activists of «Avtomaydan» 25.01.2017

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