Handziuk murder: Bulgaria's Appeal court allows extradition of murder suspect to Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

Oleksiy Levin was detained in Bulgaria in January
14:43, 11 March 2020


The Appeal Court of Burgas (Bulgaria) has allowed the extradition of Oleksiy Levin (Moskalenko) to Ukraine. The man is the suspect in the organization of attack on Kateryna Handziuk, the public activist and chief clerk of Kherson city hall. This is mentioned in the message by the press department of the Office of the Prosecutor General. 

On March 11, the court authority confirmed the previous decision to extradite the person involved in the assassination attempt. 

Thus, the Bulgarian side accepted the request of Ukraine's authority. Oleksiy Levin was detained in Bulgaria in January; after that, the Office of the Prosecutor General sent to Bulgaria the materials that were necessary to extradite Levin to Ukraine.

Related: Handziuk case: Lawyers of suspect Levin prepare appeal against extradition from Bulgaria

In November 2018, it became known that Kateryna Handziuk died at the age of 34. She was doused with sulphuric acid in July this year. According to preliminary information, her death was caused by blood clot's detachment. 

Besides, the doctors specified the cause of death; it was due to multiple organ failure and chemical burns.

Related: Handziuk murder: Ex-assistant to Ukrainian MP could be involved, - media

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