The public prosecution demands real punishment is accused of use of force against Tymoshenko during her stay in the colony

The public prosecution requires a real punishment for the accused in the application of power to the leader of «VO «Batkivshchyna» Yulia Tymoshenko by the employees of Kachanivska penal colony (Kharkiv) during forced transportation in the CDB№5 (Kharkiv).

«The Prosecutor demands to recognize both guilty and to appoint punishment to Andrei Kovalenko 5 years in prison, and Andrei Parame — 3 years of imprisonment. In addition, to deny both the right to hold positions in law enforcement for three years and to deprive both of a special rank of the Lieutenant Colonel of internal service,» reported on 2 October 2015, «Interfax-Ukraine» with reference to the press service of the Prosecutor of the Kharkiv region.

As reported by Oleksandr plakhotniuk, Tymoshenko’s lawyer, he supported the state charge position. However, the defense lawyers demanded to justify them.

According to Plahotniuc, the debate will continue on 6 October (finishes speech protection, and will represent the accused).


April 20, 2012, Tymoshenko was transferred from Kachanivska penal colony where she was serving a sentence for abuse of authority during signing gas contracts with Russia, Central clinical hospital№5 «uz».

Later Tymoshenko and her defence lawyers have said that prison staff had beaten her up and transported forcibly.

Details indicent from the rostrum of the Verkhovna Rada said the people’s Deputy Sergey Pashinsky.

«For the carriage of Yulia Tymoshenko in the hospital convoy hit her in the stomach. On her stomach, a huge bruise, bruises on her arms, as she twisted my arms,» — said Pashinsky.

«She struck some blows to the torso» — added Pashinsky.

According to him, that’s why the defender of Tymoshenko Sergey Vlasenko was not allowed to his client during Monday and part of Tuesday.

«Unfortunately, all of this is true, cruel and cynical reality of the regime of Yanukovych«, — added the MP.

Prison staff charges in the address categorically denied.

7 November 2014 the Deputy head of the Kachanivska colony Andrei Kovalenko and Deputy head of the colony Andriy Paramey it was announced about suspicion of committing a crime under part 2 article 365 of the criminal code of Ukraine (excess of authority or official powers). They were elected the measure of restraint in form of detention. However, on 13 November 2014, the Appeals court examining appeals by the defense, changed the measure of restraint to Parley on house arrest. He was also dismissed from his post.

In December 2014 the case against them had been taken in Kominternovsky regional court of Kharkov.

The materials on another suspect in a separate process, and he wanted.

The public prosecution demands real punishment is accused of use of force against Tymoshenko during her stay in the colony 03.10.2015

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