The Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine intends to appeal the arrest with bail of Vladyslav Manger, the Head of Kherson Regional Council suspected in the organization of murder of Kherson official Kateryna Handziuk as Ukrainian News reported citing spokeswoman of Prosecutor General Larysa Sargan.
“We prepare the appeal,” Sargan said.
According to her, the Prosecutor General’s Office does not agree with the restrictive measure chosen for Manger and it insists on the compulsory arrest.
She did not report other details.
As we reported Shevchenkivsky district court in Kyiv has arrested Vladyslav Manger, the head of Kherson regional council with the possibility of the bail in the sum of $ 92,000.
On February 11, Vladyslav Manger was served with charge papers in Handziuk’s murder. In his turn, Manger said that he would not escape from the country due to suspicion of organizing the murder of Handziuk.
On November 4, 2018, it became known that Kateryna Handziuk died at the age of 34. She was doused with sulphuric acid in July this year. According to preliminary information, her death was caused by blood clot's detachment.
Besides, the doctors specified the cause for the death of Handziuk was specified. It was due to multiple organ failure and chemical burns.
Handziuk case evoked a huge public outrage, with people demanding to find the orderer of the murder of the activist.