Lawmaker of Cherkasy city council detained for organization of contract murder

Source : 112 Ukraine

He agreed to set the murder of Cherkasy deputy mayor. The police staged homicide and apprehended the organizer, as he passed the money to a "hired gun"
20:26, 16 July 2020

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A lawmaker of Cherkasy city council has been detained for organization of a contract murder; he aimed to kill the deputy mayor. Office of Prosecutor General of Ukraine reported that on July 16.

"According to the investigation, one of the MPs (...) who had a personal conflict with deputy mayor of Cherkasy and also had his commercial interest, organized his intentional murder, offering money for it. For that to happen, he found a mediator, who he charged to employ an assailant and paid him the advance money. 

The police staged homicide and apprehended the contractor, as he passed the money to a "hired gun".

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Earlier, Cherkasy mayor reported that his deputy went missing. According to previous reports, on July 15, the official stopped taking phone calls - after departing for some business meeting. His whereabouts remained unknown.

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