The Prosecutor’s office checks legality of actions of police officers in pursuit of the BMW in Kyiv

The Moscow Prosecutor’s office in criminal proceedings will check the legality of actions of employees of the Department of patrol police of the Main Directorate of the National police in the city of Kiev, on the night of 7 February, during the prosecution of the BMW car used firearms, resulting in the death of 17-year-old boy.

Avakov gave patrol «carte Blanche» on the punishment of offenders

As reported in the press service of the Prosecutor, on the given fact initiated criminal proceedings under part 3 St. 365 criminal code of Ukraine.

It is noted that in criminal proceedings already conducted the inspection of the scene, including the place of use of weapons, seized records from surveillance cameras, the measured time patrol officer, who carried out car chase, and witnesses of the accident, and the like.

«The actions by the police during the prosecution of the offenders will be given an objective legal assessment», — said the Prosecutor’s office.

«At the same time Holoseievski police Department GU NP in Kyiv investigated criminal proceedings under article 345 of the criminal code, namely, upon drawing at the time of the events injuries to the employee of law enforcement body», — stated in the message.

As reported, in Kyiv on the night of 7 February a patrol police during the prosecution of the violator of the rules of the road opened fire on the car, killing the passenger of this car.

According to the head of the patrol police of the capital Yuri Zozulia, a patrol acted lawfully and perform their duties — ensure the safety of citizens.

«Patrol began the pursuit in Solomenskiy district, through the Shevchenkovsky district to Goloseevo. During the movement of the car with the offenders did not react to any instructions of the patrol to stay or exit the car. The car driver violated traffic rules, endangering other citizens, also moved on an oncoming lane», — he noted.

Zozulya said that in / out of Victory Avenue patrol after several warnings, opened fire. The driver of the BMW did not respond. Patrol, in accordance with article 46 of the law on Netpolice, opened fire at the wheels. In General, the pursuit lasted about 40 minutes, with the perpetrators pursued two patrols.

He also added that the offenders running from police, hit one patrol.

«On Zabolotny street, where due to the damage to the car left the road, two passengers got out with his hands up and surrendered, the driver tried to escape. He was caught and arrested. Then, in the car found a fourth person who was injured. Provided first aid within 10 minutes, but the victim died from her injuries,» — said the head of the Metropolitan police patrol.

As you know, the patrol police is authorized in exceptional cases to use firearms, in particular, to stop the vehicle by its damage if the driver by his actions endangers the life or health of people and/or police.

Avakov gave patrol «carte Blanche» on the punishment of offenders

The interior Ministry will support tough measures by patrol officers to drivers who commit gross violations on the roads. About it in Kherson after the solemn ceremony of taking the oath members of the new patrol police Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Arsen Avakov, commenting on the death night of 7 February a person in the time of persecution by the police in Kiev BMW car, reports «UKRINFORM».

«Yes, the police is the service authority. But need to get used to understanding that the police — power authority. And if the machine (the intruder — ed.) flies at a speed of 190 (kilometers per hour — ed.), does not respond to all alarms, passes through the police, the weapons would be used (police — ed.). We will support police officers who will be to apply tough measures in response to such flagrant violations,» — said Avakov.

He also noted that each case of application by militiamen of weapons of Prosecutor’s office checks. «This will be the case now,» said the Minister, adding that this is the first time new the police used the weapon.

«Unfortunately, the person died. But he died not because of cops, but because of the fact that being in a state of inadequacy, these guys (BMW — ed.) has allowed this situation», — stressed Avakov.

The Prosecutor’s office checks legality of actions of police officers in pursuit of the BMW in Kyiv 09.02.2016

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