Criminal case opened over video where truck hits Zelensky

Source : 112 Ukraine

The police are preparing a request to remove it to social networks that have spread the video
17:50, 11 April 2019

Ukraine's presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky, April 2019

Criminal proceedings were opened over spreading video on which a truck hits presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelensky. This was reported by the press service of the National Police of Ukraine.

The police reported that upon monitoring of social networks, they revealed facts of spreading a video in which one of Ukraine’s presidential candidate Zelensky as if gets rammed by the truck.

“The investigation is underway and the police investigates the circumstances of the appearance of this video and persons who ordered, produced and distributed it. An official request is being prepared to the administration of social networks which distributed the video, in order to remove it,” the message said.

Taking into account the above-mentioned, the Main Investigation Department of the National Police opened a criminal case under Part 2, Article 346 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine - threat or violence against a state official or public figure.

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As it was reported earlier, the negotiations on the holding of the debates of the candidates for the presidency at Olympic Stadium are in an active stage.

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In his turn, Zelensky said that he wanted to hold the debates with Poroshenko on April 19 at Olympic Stadium.

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