In Ternopil region was beaten to death activist

In Ternopil region, unknown assailants beat to death a social activist. As reported in sector of communications chief Directorate National police of Ukraine in Ternopil region, the attack happened on may 26 around 23:00, UNIAN reports.

It is established that two unknown persons have caused bodily injury to a resident of the city of Kremenets, 1968, on his farmstead. Three hours later from head wounds, the man died in the intensive care unit of the Kremenets district hospital.

Police found that the victim – Vitaly Vashchenko, a public activist, a member of the NGO «people’s Parliament».

Upon drawing heavy injuries entailed death of the victim, the criminal proceedings are begun.

Law enforcers are searching for the attackers.

The deceased comrade, Victor Panfilov, in social networks reported that Vashchenko had a lot of enemies in town, and yesterday it warned of a possible attack. According to Panfilov, the attackers fled the scene by car from Chernivtsi registration.

As reported in the press service of the party «people’s control», Vashchenko was the Chairman of the faction «people’s control» in Kremenets city Council.

The party reported that, according to witnesses, the two attackers waited for the Deputy outside the house, and then attacked. Hearing the noise, neighbors called the police and an ambulance. However, the attackers managed to escape from the crime scene. Vashchenko was hospitalized with multiple injuries from which he died.

According to information a press-services, «all signs of the crime indicate that occurred an assassination. Vashchenko was investigating illegal logging and fought the tyranny in the judicial system.»

In connection with the death of the Deputy of the city Council in Kremenets declared two days of mourning.

We will note, in recent years Ukraine has become increasingly how to beat activists and journalists. For example, recently in the center of Kiev was brutally beaten as a war photographer and a volunteer, and in Zaporozhye unknown persons in masks beat the journalist «Gromadsky. TB».

In Ternopil region was beaten to death activist 27.05.2016

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