The former assistant of MP Ihor Pavlovsky is suspected of organizing the willful murder of Kateryna Handziuk, having committed with particular cruelty with prior agreement of a group of people. Press Secretary of Prosecutor General Larysa Sargan claimed this on Facebook.
According to her, Ihor Pavlovsky was detained in Kherson on November 10.
Today, November 12, Shevchenkivskyi District Court of Kyiv selected a preventive measure in the form of arrest without a right of bail.
He is charged with two articles of the Criminal Code of Ukraine: organizer of a misdemeanor and deliberate killing committed with particular cruelty with prior agreement of a group of people.
Sargan noted that the investigation in criminal proceedings is led by the Security Service of Ukraine under the procedural guidance of the General Prosecutor's office.
November 4, it became known that Kateryna Handziuk, Adviser of Kherson's Mayor, died aged 34. She was doused with sulphuric acid in July this year. According to preliminary information, the death was caused by thrombus detachment.
Besides, the official reason for the death of Handziuk was specified. It is multiple organ failure and chemical burns.
President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko expressed his condolences in accordance with the death of the adviser. He required the law enforcement bodies to do everything possible to find the murderers and punish them.