Censor.NET

21.01.19 14:31

Suspected instigator of Handziuk murder declared wanted. PHOTO

The SBU has declared Oleksii Levin (Moskalenko), suspected instigator of public activist Kateryna Handziuk murder, wanted.

Censor.NET reports citing the Ministry of Internal Affairs.

The permission to detain Levin has been granted by court.

He is charged with committing a crime under part 2 of paragraph 4, 6, 11, 12 of art. 115 (preparation of murder committed by a group of persons with particular cruelty and selfish motives) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

Suspected instigator of Handziuk murder declared wanted 01

As reported earlier, Kherson City Council executive officer, Kateryna Handziuk, who tried to deal with local separatists and harshly criticized the authorities, namely the law enforcement officials, was doused with acid in Kherson early on July 31.

Aug. 2, she was urgently taken from Kherson to Kyiv by an air ambulance.

Aug. 3, the police detained a person suspected of perpetrating attack on the activist.

Nov. 4, Handziuk reportedly died of a blood clot in a Kyiv-based hospital after long treatment.

← Back to the section