The chief Prosecutor's office sent to court the indictment regarding the fighter of "Berkut" on suspicion of beating protesters at the Mariinsky Park during the "euromaidan" in Kiev, informs on Thursday the press service of the Prosecutor General.
"The office of special investigations of the Main investigation Department of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine to the Pechersk district court of Kyiv aimed indictment for a former policeman suspected of a battalion of militia of special function "Golden eagle" of the MIA of Ukraine in Kharkiv region in the Commission of iniquity, under part 4, article 41, part 2 of article 365 of the criminal code of Ukraine ", - is informed in the report of the Prosecutor General.
according to authorities, the suspect is charged with the Commission of February 18, 2014 during a forcible forcible disbandment of the police employees of an organization of Residents that were on Instytutska street and castle lane in Kiev (the area government district) of actions that were beyond the scope of granted rights or powers. HCP believes that the action "Berkutov" was accompanied by violence, use of special equipment and painful and insulting the personal dignity of the victim's actions, for the reason that one of the protesters caused the injury and the injured.
Pre-trial proceedings relative to other participants a specified criminal lawlessness continues.
General the Kiev square - the Maidan - was occupied by supporters of European integration on November 21, 2013, immediately After the announcement of the government of Mykola Azarov about temporary suspension of the signing of the Treaty on the Union with the EU. Later, the Maidan became the epicenter of the confrontation between the security forces and radicals. The clashes, during which opposing political force many times used firearms and " Molotov cocktails ", were dozens of casualties.
After a violent seizure of power in Ukraine, 22 February 2014, the heads of law enforcement agencies of Ukraine, was appointed the new Kiev government, released the interim results of the investigation of the " sniper case ". Responsible for the death of over 100 people, the Military has laid on his political opponent, ex - President Viktor Yanukovych. Then it was stated that nearly 20 soldiers of the detachment of special purpose "Berkut" suspected in shooting on Instytutska street. Yanukovych and Employees of "Berkut" denied his attachment to the murders.