Sheremet’s murder: Court leaves suspect Yulia Kuzmenko in custody

Source : 112 Ukraine

One more suspect Yana Duhar was released from house arrest
20:59, 13 July 2020

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Kyiv Court left suspect in Sheremet’s case Yulia Kuzmenko in the custody, as Klymenko Time reported.

“One more suspect in the case of the murder of Pavlo Sheremet Yulia Kuzmenko is left in the custody by the court,” the message says.

Related: Ukraine’s Interior Minister reveals progress in Sheremet’s murder investigation

Earlier, the court canceled the house arrest of suspect Yana Duhar; while, suspect Andriy Antonenko was left in the custody.

On May 22, the pre-trial investigation against the alleged perpetrators of the murder of journalist Pavlo Sheremet was over. 

Related: Ukraine taken to European Court over Sheremet murder trial by press conference

As we reported before, the pretrial investigation of the murder of journalist Pavlo Sheremet was extended for another two months, up to June 12, 2020. The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine made such a decision on the request of the police investigators.

Ukrainian journalist Pavlo Sheremet was killed in Kyiv on the morning of July 20, 2016. The car he was driving exploded in the city’s downtown. The vehicle belonged to his civilian wife, Editor-in-Chief of Ukrainska Pravda outlet Olena Prytula; she was not in the car at the moment. The Ukrainian police qualified the explosion as intentional homicide. Then Ukraine’s Prosecutor General Yuriy Lutsenko assumed the murder could be the part of some ‘greater plan’, perhaps designed by the Kremlin. The key version of Sheremet’s murder was his professional activity.



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