The National Police of Kyiv has commented on the murder of leader of the Belarusian house in Ukraine Vitaliy Shishov as Ukraine 24 TV channel reported citing Spokesperson of the Police Yulia Hirdvilis.
According to the spokesperson, all versions will be checked, including the version of the murder disguised as the suicide.
“We have started the criminal proceeding due to the intentional homicide. We check all versions, including the version of the murder disguised as the suicide. Peculiarly, the full picture of the events will be established after the questioning of the witnesses, analysis of the video recordings from the Safe city system, holding of the expert studies, and investigative experiments. Besides, Kyiv Police appeal to everyone, who knew Vitaliy Shishov to provide information about the last weeks of his life, mental and emotional state, and possible threats,” Hirdvilis noted.
She refused to comment on who found the body and whether or not the girlfriend of the deceased was taken under protection.
“We cannot confirm or refute such information because the law enforcers work at the site, check all details, question witnesses, the eyewitness of the incident, and later we will inform about it,” Hirdvilis added.
Leader of the Belarusian house in Ukraine Vitaliy Shishov disappeared in Kyiv on August 2. The organization reported that Shishov went for the morning run and did not return.
According to his acquaintances, unknown people followed him during the runs. Besides, suspicious people came to him and his girlfriend and tried to communicate with them.
Today, on August 3, the police found the body of Shishov at one of Kyiv’s parks. He was found hanged.
The Belarusian house in Ukraine stated that he was killed within the special operation planned by secret service agents.
The Belarusian house in Ukraine is the organization that also deals with the issues of the Belarusian political refugees. It helps them to find accommodation and work, get the consultations of the lawyers.