The lawyer of the Deputy Chairman of the Majlis of the Crimean Tatar people Akhtem chigusa Nikolai Polozov said at the court hearing on Tuesday evidence in the form of photos from the rally on 26 February 2014 refute the testimony of «victims» and «witnesses» for the prosecution. About this Polozov said in videokommentar posted in Facebook head of the CEC of Kurultay of the Crimean Tatar people Mr Zair smedlyaev.
«Some of the photos depicted Chiygoz. He was in the right side of the courtyard (of the Supreme Council of Crimea – ed.) is a very different place from the line of contact «rebels» and protesters. No indication he could not give. Also in these photos, there is no evidence that Chiygoz carries out some action hands, as previously said, victims are witnesses,» – said Polozov.
According to the lawyer, the images show that «members of the so-called people’s militia came to the building of the Verkhovna Rada of Crimea much earlier than was scheduled rally of the party «Russian unity». They occupied most of the area of the courtyard, practically limiting the participants of the meeting of Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people the right of freedom of Assembly».
Polozov said that the next hearing was appointed on 18 Jan.
As reported, Deputy Chairman of the Majlis of the Crimean Tatar people Akhtem Chiygoz was detained in Simferopol in January 2015 for participating in a rally in support of the territorial integrity of Ukraine before the building of the Verkhovna Rada of Crimea, which was held on 26 February 2014. The rally, in which supporters of Ukraine against Pro-Russian activists-including from the party «Russian unity», was held on the eve of the capture of the Crimea by the Russian military. In addition Chiygoza in the case on February 26 arrested Ali Asanov and Mustafa degermendzhi.
In this case, «the case Chiygoza» Russian court is considering in separate proceedings.
Now his arrest was extended until 8 April 2017.
The trial of Chigusa: evidence statements contradict the «victims» 18.01.2017