The political prisoner from the Crimea, the Maidan activist Alexander Kostenko, who is serving in Kirovo-Chepetsk the Kirov region the sentence on a fabricated case, the beginning withered hand. This was told by the lawyer Dmitry Sotnikov, reports «UKRINFORM».
«Alexander Kostenko in the colony about a month ago took the agreement to a meeting with the Ukrainian Consul. This is very important, because de facto mean recognition of his Ukrainian citizenship. Now he is waiting for a meeting with the Consul, because as a citizen of Ukraine hopes for the protection of the state. Sasha because of the lack of medical care began to dry hand,» says Sotnikov.
After the torture Fsbshnikami in Crimea, the Kostenko had a broken arm. The lack of treatment was used as an additional method of torture. In may 2015, after the verdict in the Crimea, the operation was done, but after that no rehabilitation was not followed, and medical aid was provided. As a result, the hand Kostenko began to dry up.
Political prisoner hoped that the Ministry of justice of Ukraine can prepare the request of the Russian Federation on his return to his Homeland to serve his term there.
In addition, the «Supreme court» of the occupied Crimea refused to satisfy the cassation complaint of protection by «fact Kostenko». In this qualification excluded the item «the carrying or acquisition of major parts of the firearm» in connection with which the term was reduced to three and a half years of imprisonment, wrote in his Facebook lawyer Dmitry Sotnikov.
«The court decided to exclude from qualification to part 1 of article 222 of the criminal code of the Russian Federation, such qualifying signs as wearing and the acquisition of parts of weapons, in other part to leave judicial acts without change, to appoint by absorption of less strict more strict punishment 3 years 6 months of deprivation of freedom,» he wrote.
He indicated that this period of 5 months less appointed appellate decision and 8 months less than the sentence. However, in the cassation appeal was denied. The defense intends to further appeal this decision to the Supreme court of the Russian Federation.
Activist of Euro Maidan Alexander Kostenko was sentenced to four years and two months in prison. According to investigators, on 18 February 2014 during the mass riots in Kyiv Kostenko caused injuries to the employee of the Crimean special forces «Berkut». The activist, according to law enforcers, without statutory permission, illegally kept at the place of residence rifled barrel.
Kostenko pleaded not guilty, his defense informs that on March 11, 2016 Supreme court of the Crimea should consider the cassation on the case of activist.
The political prisoner Kostenko dries out hand 26.02.2016