In the Management of patrol police of Kiev held searches in the framework of investigation of criminal proceedings concerning the exceeding of official powers by the police, on 7 February resulted in the death of 17-year-old passenger of a BMW car. About it reported in a press-service of capital Prosecutor’s office.
«Today, with the permission of the court the offices of the patrol police of Kiev held searches in the framework of investigation of criminal proceedings concerning the exceeding of official powers by the police during the prosecution of the BMW that caused the death of 17-year-old passenger», — reported in Prosecutor’s office.
The Ministry added that detailed information will be given on the results of a search.
As reported, in Kyiv on the night of 7 February a patrol police during the prosecution of the violator of the rules of the road and opened fire on the car, resulting in death 17-the summer passenger of this car.
Head of patrol police of the capital Yuri Zozulya stated that the patrol acted lawfully and perform their direct duties — ensured the safety of citizens. According to Zozulya, the car with the offenders did not react to any instructions of the patrol to stay or exit the car, the driver of the car violated traffic rules, endangering other people, in particular, was moving in the opposite lane.
The Moscow Prosecutor’s office opened on this fact criminal proceedings under part 3 of article 365 UK of Ukraine (excess of authority or official powers that caused grave consequences) and checks the legality of actions of employees of the patrol police.
Against the BMW driver, who was pursued by police, a criminal case under part 2 St. 345 criminal code «threat or violence concerning the employee of law enforcement body».
We will remind, the patrol police is authorized in exceptional cases to use firearms to stop a vehicle by damaging it if the driver by his actions endangers the life or health of people and/or police.
In the Management of patrol police of Kiev are searched 16.02.2016