Law enforcers removed the suspect in the murder of journalist Pavlo Sheremet, Yulia Kuzmenko, from the hall of the Kyiv Court of Appeal under guard, because she did not want to leave the premises. The press service of the Kyiv police.
The law enforcement officers entered the courtroom because a crush formed in the room.
"Fulfilling the court’s decision, law enforcement officers created a corridor in order to remove the suspect. During this, there was a brawl with citizens who obstructed law enforcement officers. Law enforcement officials restored the law and order and sent the detainee to a temporary detention center," - the statement said.
It is worth noting that the court session was postponed because individual participants in the process did not attend the meeting.
As we reported, As we reported National police detained the persons of interests in case of the murder of journalist Pavlo Sheremet. They also notified on 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 in the morning of July 20, 2016. The car he was driving 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. The Ukrainian police qualified the explosion as intentional homicide. Then Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko assumed the murder could be the part of some ‘greater plan’, perhaps designed by the Kremlin. The key version of Sheremet’s murder was his professional activity.