National Police report details of investigation of Vitaly Oleshko's murder

Source : 112 Ukraine

At the moment, the detainees served charges due to the intentional homicide and the restrictive measure for them will be chosen
16:26, 1 August 2018

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At the moment, the law enforcers have not established the motive of the murder of Vitaly Oleshko, the former fighter of Donbas volunteer battalion in Berdyansk and a few lines of enquiry are considered. Serhy Komissarov, the Head of the National Police in Zaporizhia region claimed this as Ukrayinska Pravda reported.

"The police will work out all lines of enquiry: the economic activity, as he a former entrepreneur, political activity. As for today, I cannot tell in details the specific motives of this crime," he said.

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According to Komissarov, the criminal group used one car for the commitment of the crime and another one with a European license plate to escape the scene.

"During the investigative actions, we succeeded to establish that the supposed perpetrators can move in the foreign car. All cars were checked at the points and thank this and CCTV cameras we could find them," he noted, emphasizing that the CCTV cameras played an important role in the detention.

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Also, the officer of Berdiansk police who patrolled the city reported that he noted a car that often was seen near the site.

"In the result of the operative events, they were identified at one post and the law enforcers detained them at the next post," Komissarov said.

He emphasized, that after the detention, thank witnesses and video-recordings, a person who was involved in the murder was identified.

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At the moment, the detainees served charges due to the intentional homicide and the restrictive measure for them will be chosen.

Moreover, a citizen of Berdyansk who provided a car to the perpetrators was detained.

According to Komissarov, the perpetrators of the assassination do not live in the Zaporizhia region, they came to Berdiansk to commit a crime and prepared for two days. However, they refused to name the person who ordered the murder.

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As we reported earlier, two gunshot wounds took the life of Vitaliy Oleshko, the former volunteer fighter of Donbas battalion and the active participant in Donbas conflict. A gunfire attack occurred in the southeastern city of Berdiansk on Tuesday.

Oleshko was shot dead in the yard of a local hotel, in front of his wife. His friend Andriy Madzharov, who later uploaded a video on his social network account confirmed that the man sustained two wounds to his back; the killer used a shotgun.

Later it was reported that the shooter who killed Vitaliy 'Sarmat' Oleshko is the former fighter of Tornado volunteer battalion. The convict, formerly the sniper of the said unit, may face the life imprisonment for this particular crime.

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