The electronic petition with a demand of the urgent resign of Interior Minsiter of Ukraine Arsen Avakov gained 25,000 of votes, which are necessary to for its consideration as the presidential website reported.
26, 396 people signed the online petition.
The text of the petition does not explain why Avakov should resign. However, the reason is obvious; it is the murder of 5-year-old Kyrylo Tlyavov in Pereyaslov-Khmelnystky. Two local police officers suspected in this crime.
In his turn, Avakov stated that he is not going to resign due to the murder of a boy by the police officers. He added that only the Verkhovna Rada may consider his resignation.
State Bureau of Investigation informed that the rifle which killed five-year-old Kyrylo Tlyavov in Kyiv region was not found.
As it was reported, the leadership of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky police department of Kyiv region was suspended from their duties after the death of a five-year-old Kyrylo injured by the police officers.
On May 31, a boy with physical injuries in the form of a severe closed-head injury, brain contusion, internal brain hematoma and a fracture of the temporal bone was delivered to the intensive care unit of the Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky hospital. On June 3, Kyrylo died; the doctors could not save his life.
According to police officers, around 4:00 pm on May 31, four children were walking alongside their place of residence. The 5-year-old boy, due to carelessness, slipped and fell on the asphalt concrete pavement and stone, as a result of which he suffered a head injury.