Attack on 112 Ukraine journalist: Court chooses restrictive measure for third suspect

Source : 112 Ukraine

Another two suspects were put under the house arrest
15:13, 4 September 2019

112 Agency

Zolochiv District Court of Kharkiv region chose the restrictive measure for the suspect in the attack at the production unit of 112 Ukraine TV channel, which was filming the footage about illegal production of lumber as Interfax-Ukraine reported citing the prosecutor’s office.

“The court chose the restrictive measure as the prosecutor’s office appealed, in the form of the personal recognizance,” the prosecutor’s office reported.

Earlier it was reported that Kharkiv region court applied house arrest as a preventive measure for two suspects in the attack on the journalist of 112 Ukraine TV channel.

Related: Anti-Corruption Bureau searches house of head of Kharkiv region forestry where 112 Ukraine crew was attacked

On August 28, 2019, the unknown thugs attacked the production unit of 112 Ukraine TV channel; the team was filming a story about illegal production of lumber. The car of the unit was blocked and the wheels got flat. Journalist Oleg Reshetnyak was beaten; the ambulance was called.

112 Ukraine TV channel asked the law enforcement bodies to urgently intervene in the situation, which occurred in Zolochev village, Kharkiv region.

Police of Kharkiv region put the data on the on preventing of professional activity of the journalists to the United pretrial investigation register.

Related: Attack at 112 Ukraine crew is result of general atmosphere of press’s harassment in Ukraine

Interior Ministry’s employees detained over 30 people who attacked 112 Ukraine crew.

One of the most active partakers of the attack at 112 Ukraine crew at forestry in Kharkiv region was served with charges in the commitment of the criminal offense, preventing of legal professional activity.

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