The Pechersk District Court chose a preventive measure in the form of a personal obligation with the wearing of an electronic bracelet to volunteer Marusya Zvirobiy (Olena Sambul), suspected of possible threats to President Volodymyr Zelensky. The court made such a decision on Monday, Ukrainian News reported.
Thus, Zvirobiy is obliged to appear in court upon request, to report a change of residence, not to leave Kyiv and Kyiv region without notifying the investigation, to refrain from communicating with witnesses in her case, and also to pass a passport to travel abroad.
The defense stated that the risks are unfounded, noting that Zvirobiy repeatedly appeared for questioning at the State Bureau of Investigation.
Her lawyer Andriy Pysarenko requested the referral of the case file to the Court of Appeal to indicate jurisdiction.
Also, the president’s lawyer said that Zelensky has the status of a victim in production, he was interrogated by the Security Service of Ukraine, and then in the State Bureau of Investigation.
He noted that during the interrogation, the president said that he perceived the threats of Zvirobiy as real.
Regarding possible threats to Zelensky, Zvirobiy herself said that she did not threaten, but warned and gave him advice.
As we reported before, Suspects in the murder of reporter Pavlo Sheremet chose another 'sacred victim'. It was supposed to be Marusya Zvirobiy, the volunteer who helped the Ukrainian army. Chief of Ukraine's National Police Yevhen Koval reported that at a briefing.
According to the investigation, volunteer Yulia Kuzmenko, one of the suspects, planned to destabilize the situation in Ukraine. She chose a sacred victim among the famous women in Ukrainian society, - namely, Marusya Zvirobiy.