Manger suspect in the murder of Gandzyuk

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March 4, Shevchenko district court of Kiev refused to extend the measure of restraint for the head of the Kherson regional Council Vladislav manger, a suspect in the murder of Kherson activists Catherine Gandzyuk. UNN was reported by his lawyer Alexander Shadrin.

“The court rejected the request of prosecutors to extend the duties. The result of the meeting,” he said.

According to Shadrin, the pledge manger the court left. In addition, continues to operate the duty of the suspect to appear to the Prosecutor and the investigating judge.

The validity of a measure of restraint – arrest, out of which Munger was released on bail expired March 3.

31 July 2018 Gandzyuk doused with sulfuric acid, in Kherson, November 4, she died in one of the Kyiv hospitals. According to the scheme shown on 11 February 2019, the Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuri Lutsenko, the head of the Kherson regional Council Vladislav Munger ordered and partially paid for the attack on Gandzyuk.

The motive for the murder of female activists were “personal animosity” towards her the Chairman of the Kherson regional Council in connection with the public activity, which could undermine its political and business reputation, it is said in the text of the suspicion to the Manger.

Night 15 Feb manger was arrested for 17 days with the option to pay a Deposit in the amount of almost 2.5 million UAH. The same day he made bail.

The Prosecutor has filed an appeal against the decision of the court of first instance.

In the case of the murder of Gandzyuk also arrested Igor Pavlovsky, Sergei Torbin, Vladimir Vasyanovych, Vyacheslav Vishnevsky, Viktor Gorbunov Nikita and Grabchuk. The latter, according to investigators, the activist doused with acid. The Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko called crime boss Alexei Levin, a key defendant in the case. According to the head of the GPU, a businessman who served time in prison for his involvement in the assaults and murders of taxi drivers in Kherson, left the country on the day when the police made the first arrests in the case Gandzyuk. Levin is wanted, according to preliminary information, he is hiding in the Dominican Republic.