Attack on 112 Ukraine TV channel journalist: Court applies preventive measure

Source : 112 Ukraine

The court sent the suspect under house arrest
10:57, 31 August 2019

112 Agency

The court has applied house arrest as a preventive measure for two suspects in the attack on the journalist of 112 Ukraine TV channel. The incident happened in Zolochiv village. This is reported by the press service of Kharkiv National Police. 

"Zolochiv district court has chosen a 24-hour house arrest for the 58-year-old man and a night house arrest for the 33-year-old suspect," the message reads.

As we reported earlier, a group of unknown assailants had attacked the production unit of 112 Ukraine TV channel; the team was filming a story about illegal production of lumber in Zolochiv village, Kharkiv region.

The team's car had its tires punctured and assailants threatened to beat them up.

Later one of the most active partakers was served with charges in the commitment of the criminal offense, preventing of legal professional activity. 

Another two partakers of the conflict were detained in the suspicion in the commitment of such illegal actions as threat or violence toward the journalist.

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