"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".
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.