Materials of criminal proceedings on the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet was classified, so they were not discussed. About it in interview «to Gromadsky,» said the head of national police of Ukraine Sergey Knyazev.
«Classified, that it was not the topic of discussion: what investigators did and what did not. Because it does not bear to society the positive information, it is primarily harm the investigation. The perpetrators of these crimes are not arrested,» he said.
Knyazev noted that law enforcement agencies took investigative journalism «the Murder of Paul» as «mistakes».
«The film gave a push to eliminate the mistakes that we had. And then we began to accuse that we are all classified. On the contrary, we always keep in touch with all participants of this project», – said the head of national police.
Sheremet died July 20, 2016 in Kiev as a result of explosion of the car, which belonged to the co-founder of «Ukrainian truth» and his civil wife Alena Pritula.
The consequence considers five versions of motives of murder: professional work, murder by mistake (instead Prytula), critical publications in the edition «Ukrainian truth» and appearances on «Radio Vesti», the destabilization of the situation in Ukraine, as well as conflict relating to privacy Sheremet.
Edition investigations «Classtwo.Nfo» and journalists from the international network of Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project made a film-investigation about murder of the journalist. It tells that is associated with the Ukrainian security services Igor Ustimenko and another man from the evening of July 19 until late July 20 were near the house Sheremet.
The speaker of SBU Elena Gitlyanskaya said that the man seen near the car Sheremet before his murder, was dismissed from SBU in 2014. The head of the SBU Basil Gritsak added that Ustimenko was dismissed from the SBU condition.
The interior Ministry has summoned for questioning the authors of the film-investigation, and Ustimenko. On may 15 the former employee of SBU was in the police.
Details of his interrogation are unknown. As reported by the Deputy of the Verkhovna Rada Victoria syumar, Ustimenko said that that night was conducting surveillance of a person unrelated to the case Sheremet.
21 September 2017, the police classified all decisions of the courts for the murder Sheremet.
On 3 October the people’s Deputy from «popular front», member of the Board of the interior Ministry Anton Gerashchenko said that in a murder case Sheremet investigation has no suspects.
Knyazev: the case of Sheremet coded to not discuss what investigators did and what did not 11.11.2017