The ex-the chief of Department of external supervision of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Alexey Pukach sentenced to life imprisonment for the deprivation of life of Ukrainian journalist Georgy Gongadze, has the ability to be released due to his long period of detention without an enforceable judgment. This opinion was expressed by the Commissioner widow lifeless journalist Valentyna Telychenko.
The Pechersky district court of Kiev on January 29, 2013, the recognized ex-General of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine Alexey Pukach guilty of forcible deprivation of life Gongadze and sentenced him to life imprisonment. However, the customers the consequence of lawlessness have not been established. The court of appeal proceeded to consider the appeals of the parties in February, But since then it has not moved forward.
According to Telichenko, Pukach is placed under arrest for more than six years, and the sentence has not entered validity, since appeals of the parties. Telichenko said that by the standards of the European court of human rights the content of a person under arrest for more than 2 years without a sentence is the failures of human rights.
"Technically, if the Appellate court does not legalize the verdict, the Appellate court must appoint Pukach home detention, bail, - anything, but not detention," - said Tuesday at a press conference Telichenko.
in her expressions, relative to Pukach, the use of a preventive measure not related to the detention, is problematic, as he has no place of residence in Kiev, there is no means of existence." in addition, (in case of cancellation of arrest - ed) I wouldn't feel comfortable, " said Telichenko.
Gongadze in April, 2000, he founded the Internet-the edition " Ukrainian truth ", which very quickly criticized the policies of former President of Ukraine Leonid Kuchma. A few months Gongadze reported the Prosecutor's office about the unknown threats to your own address. In September of the same year, the journalist disappeared, returning home from work. Two weeks later, his headless body found in Tarashcha forest Kyiv region.