Chairman of the Kherson Regional State Administration Andriy Gordeyev wrote a letter of resignation addressed to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko. This was announced by MP Olexander Spivakovsky on Facebook.
“With the understanding that if there are complaints and doubts, the investigation must be given the opportunity to transparently and clearly identify all the circumstances of the terrible murder,” the deputy wrote.
According to him, the next step of Gordeyev will be a polygraph test.
Previously, the demand to release Gordeyev and his deputy Ryshchuk was put forward by the participants of the "Who ordered Katya Handzyuk?" rally.
In February, Yuriy Lutsenko said that the Prosecutor General’s Office had no evidence of involvement the chairman of the Kherson Regional State Administration Andriy Gordeyev or his deputy Yevgen Ryshchuk in the murder of Kateryna Handzyuk.
On March 6, Vladyslav Manger, the suspect in the organization of murder of activist Kateryna Hanzdiuk has been suspended from duty for a month.
On February 11, Vladyslav Manger was served with charge papers in Handziuk’s murder. In his turn, Manger said that he would not escape from the country due to suspicion of organizing the murder of Handziuk.
The court ruled to arrest Manger until March 3 with the possibility of bail. However, later lawyer Dmitry Ilchenko has posted a bail for his client Kherson Regional Council Head Vladyslav Manger.
On February 19, Vladyslav Manger started to wear the digital bracelet.
On November 4, 2018, it became known that Kateryna Handziuk died at the age of 34. She was doused with sulphuric acid in July this year. According to preliminary information, her death was caused by blood clot's detachment.
Besides, the doctors specified the cause for the death of Handziuk was specified. It was due to multiple organ failure and chemical burns.