Obolonskiy district court of Kiev postponed to 22 February, the election of a preventive measure former people’s Deputy Alexander Shepelev in the case of the murder in 2003 of the banker Sergey Kirichenko has informed Agency «Interfax-Ukraine».
The court explained that the defense filed a motion for consideration of this issue by a jury, the formation of which takes time. Until February 22, will create a bench of two judges and three jurors, reported the press service.
27 may 2014 Shepelev was extradited from Hungary to Ukraine. After his return to Ukraine ex-the Deputy was treated at the Kyiv city clinical emergency hospital, from where he escaped on 6 July 2014.
March 20, 2015 it became known that Shepelev detained in Russia. This happened on the basis of the international warrant of the Interpol and request the law enforcement bodies of Ukraine. In April, the GPU appealed to the Prosecutor General of Russia with a request for extradition Shepeleva Kiev.
The Prosecutor’s office of Ukraine has said that Russia does not issue Shepeleva because of his cooperation with the FSB.
In August 2016, it became known about the release Shepeleva Russian jail. In the same month, chief military Prosecutor of Ukraine Anatoliy Matios said that in respect of Shepeleva has registered criminal proceedings on charges of treason.
In April 2017 the police of Moscow at the request of Interpol was detained again Shepeleva. Then the National police reported that the Ukrainian Bureau of Interpol has sent a request to Russia’s former MP.
8 February 2018 militiamen detained Shepeleva near Kiev. According to the General Prosecutor’s office, he found the identity of the employee «MGB DNR».
According to sources of «RBK-Ukraine», Shepelev arrived in Ukraine after the announcement of him on the international wanted list in Russia, where he is suspected of attempt to bribe.
On 10 February the Pechersky regional court of Kiev arrested Shepeleva until 8 April. The court partially held behind closed doors. Shepelev before that said that a few days ago he was kidnapped and two days knocked information about the Ukrainian politicians and «existing oligarchs.» After that, the ex-MP allegedly dressed up and threw it in Koncha Zaspa, where he was detained by militiamen.
«The Ukrainian truth» wrote that the head of the Supervisory Board of «Avtokrazbank» Kirichenko killed 14 Jan 2003 in Donetsk in the entrance of his house. His body found 14 stab wounds. According to investigators, Shepelev was the customer and the organizer of the crime.
According to TSN, the murder began to investigate in absentia, as Shepelev disappeared in Russia, but now the investigation will begin again. Today former MP, for security reasons, was brought to the court in a helmet and flak jacket.
Obolonskyi court postponed the election of a preventive measure Shepelevo for the murder of a banker on February 22 14.02.2018