Memorial dedicated to Amina Okueva opened in Kyiv region

Source : 112 Ukraine

The memorial was established at the same place where the Ukrainian volunteer was killed in October 2017
20:01, 4 December 2020

Ukraine's Interior Ministry

On December 3, the memorial sign was opened in Hlevakha, Kyiv region, at the place of death of Amina Okueva as the Interior Ministry of Ukraine reported.

The memorial was established at the same place where the car of Amina Okueva was shot on October 30, 2017. Deputy Interior Minister Anton Herashchenko, Adviser of Interior Minister Zoryan Shkiryak and mother of Okueva joined the solemn ceremony of the opening of the memorial sign.

“Today we opened the memorial sign at the place of death of real people’s Hero of Ukraine, our friend and battle sister Amina Okueva. She will always remain a symbol of patriotism, undestroyable will and fight for freedom of Ukraine and Ichkeria! Sincere gratitude to everyone who came to remember our Amina and everyone who helped to establish the memorial,” Shkiryak said.

Related: Media reveals name of detainee in case of Amina Okueva murder

Meanwhile, Deputy Interior Minister Anton Herashchenko noted that Amina Okueva came to the defense of Ukraine at the most horrible time and added that the perpetrators who are suspected in the murder of Okueva were detained this year. The leader of this group was born in Dagestan, lived in Ukraine and committed murders as a hitman. People who ordered the murder currently stay in Russia.

Iryna Kaminska, the mother of Amina Okueva, stated that the memorial is made as a cliff; it is made from concrete to be protected from the vandals and it is situated at the place from which Amina was shot.

“The memorial is in the form of a cliff as in the Caucasus. Unfortunately, it is impossible to bring something from there. The memorial is situated at the place from which these scums shot my daughter. I cannot say that my daughter was, she is and she will always be a warrior. There is a sign from Qur'an on the memorial: ‘Do not consider dead those who died on the way to Allah’,” she said.

Related: Okueva case: Suspect obtained citizenship illegally, - police

The murder of Amina Okueva occurred in the Kyiv region on October 30, 2017; she and her husband were attacked from an ambush. The shooter used an assault rifle of a 5.45-mm caliber. Okueva took a bullet to the head, while Osmaev sustained a leg wound and survived the attack. The woman of Ukrainian origin, Okueva was a Muslim; she was buried in Dnipro city, according to the Muslim traditions.

The criminal proceeding was opened due to the murder of Okueva. Ihor Redkin, the citizen of Ukraine of 1964 year of birth, was detained in the suspicion in the murder of Amina Okueva.



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