Pustomyty District Court of Lviv region chose a preventive measure in form of detention without the right to bail for two suspects in the attack on Roma camp and killing a man. This was reported by Radio Liberty.
Suspects of 2000 and 2002 years of birth will be in a pre-trial detention center for 60 days. It is noted that they are residents of Lviv. One graduated from school this year and the other one is still a schoolboy.
The court hearing was closed from the media.
The next trial on this case will be held on June 26, the court will consider the selection of a preventive measure for another six suspects.
According to the authorities, a 24-year-old Roma man from a village near the city of Rivne was killed in the attack carried out by a group of masked men on June 23 just before midnight.
Police say four other people were hospitalized with knife wounds as a result of the attack -- including a 10-year-old boy, two 19-year-old men, and a 30-year-old woman.
Seven suspects aged 16 and 17 were arrested, as well as a 20-year-old accused of planning the attack, according to police.
A criminal case was opened over the "deliberate murder committed by a group of people." If convicted, the attackers could face up to 15 years in prison.