The court of appeal refused to refer the matter of the murder of an Elder in another court

The court of appeal of Kyiv on 19 December returned to the court of first instance the case of the murder of directions. This was reported on the website of the court.

Thus, it was rejected by the acting Chairman of Shevchenkovsky regional court of Kiev about the direction of criminal proceedings in another court. The resolution of the court of Appeal was made on 14 December.

Argument to transfer the case to another court stated that the Shevchenkovsky district court «lacked the necessary number of judges of the relevant specialization for the implementation of a case».

«The panel of judges considers that the Shevchenko district court of Kyiv not exhausted all possibilities within the law to create a court for consideration of criminal proceedings, and therefore the reasons for referral of criminal proceedings in another court there,» – the document says.

Elder was shot dead on 16 April 2015 at the entrance of his home on Church street in Kiev. 18 June of the same year the Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov said that the murder was solved. According to him, the crime was involved in the participants of anti-terrorist operation Andrey nationalists Medvedko and Denis Polishchuk. Both his participation in the crime deny it.

27 Jun 2017 Kyiv Prosecutor’s office completed pre-trial investigation of the case about murder of the Ukrainian journalist. It was reported that prosecutors are expected to refer the case to the court until November 1.

The indictment against the suspects in the murder of Elder Andrew Medvedko and Denis Polishchuk was directed for consideration in essence in the Shevchenkovsky regional court of Kiev on November 28.




The court of appeal refused to refer the matter of the murder of an Elder in another court 22.12.2017

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