As of today, May 22, the pre-trial investigation against the alleged perpetrators of the murder of journalist Pavlo Sheremet is over. Ukrainska Pravda reported that, referring to the comment of the lawyer of the suspect, Yulia Kuzmenko.
"Now they are reporting the completion of the pre-trial investigation. Today a decision has been made. The materials regarding Kuzmenko, Antonenko and Dugar (the three suspects, - 112 International) have been put into new production and immediately announced the completion of the pre-trial investigation," lawyer said.
Note that there are three suspects in the case: musician Andriy Antonenko, doctor Yulia Kuzmenko and military nurse Yana Dugar.
As of 16:15, Kuzmenko's lawyer went to the temporary detention center to the client, where he should be given the relevant documents. He promised to provide details regarding the completion of the investigation later. The lawyer of another suspect, Yana Dugar, also confirmed that they should be informed of the completion of the investigation in the near future.
In addition, a hearing on the preventive measure for Kuzmenko did not take place on May 22. The defense requested that the arrest be canceled, but the court was postponed until May 27. The reason - the prosecutors did not appear, did not deliver the suspect, did not provide contact with her.
As we reported before, the pretrial investigation of the murder of journalist Pavlo Sheremet is extended for another two months, up to June 12, 2020. The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine made such a decision on the request of the police investigators.