Savchenko-Ruban case passed to Darnytsia Court in Kyiv

Source : 112 Ukraine

March 22, Ukrainian MP Nadia Savchenko, previously illegally kept in the Russian prison, was deprived of parliamentary immunity. The Ukrainian MPs also allowed her detention and arrest
20:40, 8 April 2019

Ukraine’s member of parliament Nadiya Savchenko and the former leader of Officer Corps Centre Volodymyr Ruban
Radio Liberty

The judging panel of Kyiv Appeal Court determined the jurisdiction of the case of MP Nadia Savchenko and Volodymyr Ruban, as court press office reported. 

“On April 8, 2019, by the regulation of the panel of judges of the Trial Chamber on consideration of the criminal cases of Kyiv Appeal Court, the submission of acting chairman of Solomensky District Court of Kyiv on determination of the territorial jurisdiction of the criminal proceeding on accusation of N. Savchenko and V. Rubana satisfied; the criminal proceeding sent for the consideration to Darnytsia District Court of Kyiv,” the message said.

Related: Savchenko reveals conditions of detention in Chernihiv remand center

March 22, Savchenko was deprived of parliamentary immunity. The Ukrainian MPs also allowed her detention and arrest.

Yuriy Lutsenko, Prosecutor General, claimed that he had proof that Savchenko planned an armed coup d'état, which would have led to mass civilian casualties. In particular, according to the information of the Prosecutor General's Office, she planned to shell Kyiv with a grenade launcher. Furthermore, together with earlier detained Volodymyr Ruban she is suspected of an organization of assassination of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

Related: Jury to consider case of Savchenko, Ruban, - Prosecutor's Office

As we reported earlier, Savchenko took a polygraph testing. The Security Service of Ukraine claimed that the psychological forensic examination with the use of the polygraph of MP Nadiya Savchenko confirmed her intentions of committing the coup d'état, particularly the commitment of the terrorist act in the governmental quarter and the Ukrainian Parliament.

December 13, Kyiv Court postponed the consideration of Savchenko’s case due to her bad state of health. Savchenko stated that she had partial loss of hearing and vision.



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