Three-year-old son Sobolev died 1 Dec 2019
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On 25 January, the Pechersky district court of Kiev closed for a month extended the detention of two former soldiers of company “Bears”, “the Ukrainian volunteer army” Andrew Levrage and Evgeny Semenov — suspect in the assassination attempt on the Deputy of Kyiv regional Council Vyacheslav Sobolev, which resulted in the death of his three year old son. About it on January 28 to “Gromadsky” said Sobolev.
According to Sobolev, it was not warned about scheduled court hearing.
Lawyer Laurey Sergey Kozyr noted that the suspect applied security measures, therefore, the consideration of the petition of the Prosecutor’s office took place behind closed doors.
The judge Sergey Vovk during a full announcement of the decision on 28 January said that the meeting was held behind closed doors it is at the request of the defense, and the court fully satisfied the petition of Prosecutor’s office. The motivational part of the text of the resolution were not disclosed for the same reason – a court hearing.
According to the investigation, Livraga was the one who directly shot at the vehicle Sobolev on December 1, and Semenov gave him the signal, when the Deputy left the restaurant. According to investigators, Lavreha the crime has attracted 25-year-old native of Russia Yusup Abuev, who he met in the combat zone in the Donbass.
During a meeting in one of the Mall in Kiev Abuev allegedly offered Levrage to kill a Deputy for a fee of $40 thousand Last, according to the investigation, agreed. Abuev he left Ukraine. On 17 December, the Kyiv Prosecutor’s office agreed on a message to him of suspicion.
December 1, 2019 at the intersection of Leo Tolstoy and Tarasovskaya in Kiev, the attacker fired at the Range Rover. The police reported that he wanted to kill the driver – Sobolev, but hit in his three year old son, who was in the cabin of the SUV. The child died in the ambulance on the way to the hospital. Militiamen opened criminal proceedings on the fact of murder.
2 Dec police have detained suspects in the murder of the boy. 4 December, the court in closed session arrested them for two months without the right to bail.
The head of the Main Department of Ukraine in Kyiv Andriy kryschenko said that the main version of the murder of the son of Sobolev – financial-economic activities of his father.
January 15, 2020, Sobolev promised to pay UAH 2 million reward for information on who ordered the attacks on him, which killed his three year old son.