The employees of the Prosecutor General’s Office, who hold the procedural guidance in the case of the murder of journalist Pavlo Sheremet, ordered the police to hold extra investigative actions as the prosecutor’s office reported.
The prosecutors provided the police with the written orders on the holding of extra investigative actions, which aim for the establishment of all circumstances of the crime. Within such measures, the thorough inspection of the arguments provided by the defense of the suspects should be held.
The particular time frame is established for the fulfillment of the tasks. On the results of the extra investigative actions, the issue of the further movement of the proceeding will be decided.
Earlier, investigators in the case of the murder of reporter Pavlo Sheremet prepared a petition to the Office of Prosecutor General; in it, they ask the authority to prolong the pre-trial investigation for another four months, until June 2020.
On December 12, 2019, the National Police detained the persons of interests in case of the murder of journalist Pavlo Sheremet. They are also notified of suspicion.
Kyiv Pechersk District Court chose a preventive measure for Yulia Kuzmenko in the form of the detention for two months.
Pechersk district court of Kyiv chose the restrictive measure in the form of the 24-hour house arrest for military nurse Yana Duhar.
Ukrainian journalist Pavlo Sheremet was killed in Kyiv on the morning of July 20, 2016. His car exploded in the city’s downtown. The vehicle belonged to his civilian wife, Editor-in-Chief of Ukrainska Pravda outlet Olena Prytula; she was not in the car at the moment.