The Prosecutor’s General Office passed the case on two former Berkut members to the court. They are accused of the stretch of authority and official powers during the events of Revolution of Dignity, as Andriy Lysenko, the Spokesperson of Prosecutor’s General Office, wrote on Facebook.
“On September 11, 2018, Kyiv Shevchenkivskyi District Court sent a criminal indictment in the criminal proceeding concerning two former Berkut militiamen, which is under the control of Ukraine’s Head Department of the Internal Ministry in Kyiv (one of them is still working in police). These individuals are accused of the stretch of authority and official powers which were followed by the actions that harmed and offended the victim; of the illegal impediment of the meeting; of making and issuing patently false official documents,” he stated.
Besides, Lysenko reminded that earlier, the court received criminal indictments concerning the former head of Kyiv City Council, the head of public safety department of Ukraine’s Internal Ministry in Kyiv and 13 Berkut officers.
The criminal incitement concerning four ex-Berkut officers was passed to the court in June, 2018. Another one, which concerns two former militiamen, - in May. Also, the court received the case of the former officer of Ukraine’s State Border Guard Service, accused of illegal transportation of Kyiv Berkut officer, who is wanted for felonies, across the border.