The investigative Committee of the Crimea began a criminal disclosing the details of the beating "activist of the Maidan" Alexander Kostenko, said the Prosecutor of the Republic of Natalia Polonskaya.
"Taken to jail the defendant already had injuries and wounds. The damage mentioned by the lawyer, it is unknown whether obtained Been in jail or the ground insulation of the defendant. On the given fact criminal case under the criminal code, the criminal proceedings conducted pre-trial proceedings ", - quotes Poklonskaya news Agency.
before the first day of the week in the Kiev district court of Simferopol has opened the trial of the case Kostenko, who is accused of the attack on Crimean fighters of special forces "Berkut" guarding in February of last year the public order. Protection Kostenko asked to recuse the judge and the Prosecutor of the Crimea, explaining that the judge has "personal political interest" in this process, and Poklonskaya " not responding to allegations of use of torture by the defendant in the process of investigation ". Petitions of protection Were rejected. on March 24 it was announced that Poklonskaya own persona will be to support the prosecution in court. Remember, the Crimean Prosecutor's office approved the indictment in the criminal case concerning Alexander Kostenko 1986.. Kostenko was placed in jail by a court decision in the Crimea on 8 February of the current year. According to the Ukrainian correspondents, in December-February 2014 Kostenko for example took an active part in law enforcement operations against the authorized authorities. The very popular and he and his comrade by the name Krasnov received after the publication of videos showing torture of workers of "Berkut" in the building of Kyiv city administration. At the end of February 2014 in Ukraine there was a coup, fresh authorities placed the responsibility for all the incidents that occurred in the course of the euromaidan, the past leadership of the country. Were criminal cases concerning a number of bureaucrats, and special police force "Berkut" was dissolved.