The chief Prosecutor's office of Ukraine sent to the regional court of Kiev the case under the criminal code against the former commander of special forces " Berkut ", suspected of belonging to dispersal of participants of mass protests on the Maidan in Kiev, said Tuesday the press service of the Prosecutor General.
Shortly after the coup in Ukraine at the end of February 2014, the special police force "Berkut" was disbanded. Many soldiers of "Berkut" was charged with abuse of power in the process of protests in Kiev. According to the state office of public Prosecutor, they are responsible for the overwhelming number of deaths of people on Maidan.
"aimed at the Pechersk district court of Kyiv: the indictment on suspicion of the former company commander of the battalion of militia of special function "Golden eagle" of one of territorial departments of internal Affairs ", - said the press service of the Ministry.
according to the press service, the suspect is charged with unlawful obstruction of meetings and demonstrations, the use of physical force to present mass protests, illegal circulation of ammunition, and the abuse of power. By assumption the investigation, suspected together with other soldiers from his company unreasonably used force to present protests in February 2014.