Attack on Handziuk: Five suspects considered

Most of them are ATO participants
11:30, 21 August 2018

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Five people are considered suspects in the case of the attack on Kateryna Handziuk, Administrator of the Executive Committee of the Kherson City Council, as Serhiy Knyazev, the Head of National Police, said, Ukrainian News report.

“For now, five people are prosecuted for involvement and participation in this crime,” he stated.

Knyazev has also noted that the majority of the suspects has earlier participated in the Anti-terrorist operation.

Related: Second suspect of attack on Handziuk arrested for two months

For now, they are all detained.

As we reported earlier, Kateryna Handziuk, Adviser of Kherson's Mayor was attacked near her place. The attacker soaked her with acid. the woman was hospitalized. 

30 percent of her body was burned: head, arms, legs, chest and left eye. 

Related: Wife of Kharkiv shooter found dead

It was stated that the doctors of the burn department of the Kyiv hospital where Kateryna was delivered to, claimed that she is in a stable serious condition. 

The attack on the employee of the City Council of Kherson was reclassified from "Hooliganism" to "Serious physical injuries committed with the aim of intimidation", and after a while - on "Attempted murder with a special cruelty." 

Yuriy Lutsenko took the case under his own control. 

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