The court chose a restriction measure for Serhiy Sulyma, the police worker from Kaharlyk town, Kyiv region. The law enforcer - already ex-law enforcer - is charged with raping a woman. Hromadske news agency reported that on May 26.
Holosiivsky district court in Kyiv took Sulyma to the custody without the right for bail. The court session took place behind closed doors.
The former policeman has kept a foster 7-months-old baby.
Previously, Serhiy Sulyma and his partner Mykola Kuziv were detained by the Interior Security Department of the National Police. Both were charged with a rape case. Both are now at the pre-trial detention cell. Ihor Klymenko, the National Police chief signed the order saying that the Kaharlyk police unit would be disbanded, and its leadership would be fired.
Earlier this month, Deputy Chief of the National Police of Ukraine, Kyiv Police Chief Andriy Khryshchenko recovered from the Covid-19 and took up his duties after a long pause. This was announced by the adviser to the Minister of Internal Affairs Zorian Shkiriak on Facebook. "The head of the Kyiv City Police Department Andriy Khryshchenko has successfully overcome the disease and has fully recovered from being infected with Covid-19. All repeated tests are negative, all medical indicators are normal, the state of health is excellent. Today Andriy Yevhenovych is already at work and has taken up his duties after a long pause," Shkiriak said.