Shtepa was hospitalized from the courtroom

Leninsky district court of Kharkiv on November 6, postponed the hearing in the matter of ex-the mayor of Slavyansk Nely Shtepy. On this day, 28 September, said judge Viktor Viktorov, reports «UKRINFORM».

«It was reported that the defendant was hospitalized from the courtroom with high pressure and suspicion on a hypertensive crisis. In addition, the lawyers Shtepa Alexander Tananakin and Alexander Shadrin currently involved in other litigation and sent the request to hold the meeting without them. We have consulted and considered impossible to conduct the trial without the defendant and her defenders», – he explained.

In this meeting it was planned to interrogate witnesses for the defence (they have about 40 people).

Shtepa detained July 11, 2014. In early October of the same year, she was declared a suspect under article «encroachment on the territorial integrity of Ukraine» and «creation of terrorist group or organization» for actions during the capture of the militants Slavyansk Igor Girkin (strelkov).

According to the Prosecutor General of Ukraine, the former mayor of Slavyansk face life imprisonment.

20 September court of Kharkiv Shtepa released from jail under-house arrest in Slavyansk. 21 September it became known that she wear an electronic bracelet.

The defense claimed that Shtepa changed the measure of restraint, because she was not provided adequate medical care.

Shtepa was hospitalized from the courtroom 28.09.2017

Сентябрь 28th, 2017 by
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