Six people are suspected in attack on Kateryna Handziuk, Administrator of the Executive Committee of the Kherson City Council, as Serhiy Knyazev, the Head of National Police, said at the briefing on August 22.
“For today, the investigation prosecutes six Ukrainians suspected in participation or complicity in this crime,” Knyazev said.
He added that on August 22 court would hold a hearing to decide on a restrictive measure for two more suspects.
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.
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.