The suspicion to Head of Kherson Regional Council Vladyslav Manger in case of Kateryna Handziuk’s case was changed due to new evidence as Ukrayinska Pravda reported citing Larysa Sargan, the spokesperson of the prosecutor general.
“Yes, the body of the pretrial investigation changed the suspicion for Vladyslav Manger as the organizer of the crime committed in the prior agreement of the group of people. The suspicion is changed on the basis of the evidence and grounds of the investigation,” Sargan said.
“Everything is agreed with the lawyers of the deceased,” she emphasized.
Earlier Manger was accused of the organization of the murder and intentional homicide, which provided 10-15 in jail or life imprisonment.
On March 6, Vladyslav Manger, the suspect in the organization of murder of activist Kateryna Hanzdiuk has been suspended from duty for a month.
On February 11, Vladyslav Manger was served with charge papers in Handziuk’s murder. In his turn, Manger said that he would not escape from the country due to suspicion of organizing the murder of Handziuk.
The court ruled to arrest Manger until March 3 with the possibility of bail. However, later lawyer Dmitry Ilchenko has posted a bail for his client Kherson Regional Council Head Vladyslav Manger.
On February 19, Vladyslav Manger started to wear the digital bracelet.
On November 4, 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 for the death of Handziuk was specified. It was due to multiple organ failure and chemical burns.