Okueva’s murder assessed as contract killing

Source : 112 Ukraine

Law enforcers continue carry out the plan "Siren"
09:58, 31 October 2017

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Law enforcers opened criminal proceedings under Article 115 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine on the fact of Amina Okuyeva's murder near Kyiv - intentional homicide, which is assessed as contract killing. This was reported by the representative of Chief Department of the National Police of Ukraine in Kyiv region Mykola Zhukovich on air 112 Ukraine TV channel.

"Now I can say that criminal proceedings have already been opened and registered under Article 115, intentional homicide, paragraph 11 and is regarded as contract murder. The work of the investigative and operational group continues, investigators interview possible witnesses," he said.

According to Zhukovich, the investigative and operational group and experts started to work again on the scene of the incident in the daylight. In the region police continues to carry out the plan "Siren". He also added that the state of health of Adam Osmaev is satisfactory.

Law enforcers arrived on the scene, according to the correspondent. It is also known that the police blocked the road where the murder occurred.

Related: ‘I tried to help her, but she was shot in head,’ – Osmaev about Okueva’s murder

As we reported earlier, unknown men shot at the car of volunteer Donbas soldier and paramedic Amina Okueva, a Ukrainian citizen of Chechen ethnicity. She died in the attack, while her husband was wounded.

According to Anton Herashchenko, the Advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs, the car was shot at while waiting at the railroad crossing near Hlevakha. The investigation is underway on the site. h

The couple was assaulted before. On June 1, 2017, a killer pretending to be a journalist for Le Monde tried to murder Adam Osmaev and Amina Okueva. He was inside the car with the couple and opened fire. Then, Adam Osmaev was wounded, but his wife managed to fire at the attacker four times, due to which he was successfully detained. The killer turned out to be related to Ramzan Kadyrov, the incumbent pro-Kremlin president of Chechen Republic.

Related: Shooters shot several bullets at Okueva’s car, - Prosecutor

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