Clashes in Cherkasy: probable organizers released

Столкновения в Черкассах: вероятных организаторов отпустили

Dmitry Kukharchuk and Anton Bratko the court sent under house arrest

Two suspects in the organization of mass riots after the President of the Cherkasy court appointed house arrest.

Sosnovskiy district court of Cherkassy sent under house arrest of the two leaders of the cell Cherkasy National corpus Dmitry Kukharchuk and Anton Bratko, suspected of organizing mass riots after the speech of the President of Petro Poroshenko on 9 March. On Wednesday, March 13, the press service of political power.

Stated that prosecutors insisted on the suspect election of a maximum of a measure of restraint – detention for a period up to 60 days without the possibility of any cash collateral.

“But public outcry and support fellow had borne fruit, the court declared illegal the detention of nationalists. Anton preventive measure in the form of house arrest, restriction of liberty at night, Dmitri – hour house arrest”, – stated in the message.

Thus, Bratko and Kukharchuk released from custody.

Recall, March 9, in Kiev on independence square was held a rally of the party of national housing with the requirement to prosecute individuals involved in corruption schemes in the defence sector. The action was attended by about 2,000 people. After the speeches, the activists went to the presidential Administration where clashes occurred. According to police, the clashes at the presidential administration, was injured two police officers and one national guardsman.

It is known that after the rally the participants went to Cherkassy, where President Petro Poroshenko to declare their demands. When the activists arrived at the square, the President has finished the speech to the residents of the city. Radical activists after clashes with the police erupted towards the scene.

The clashes in Cherkasy wounded 22 police officers, 19 of them were hospitalized. Open criminal proceedings under articles threat or violence against a law enforcement officer and disorderly conduct.

On March 10, police announced the arrest of two suspected of organizing clashes at a rally in Cherkassy. According to a member of the party Ncorpus Konstantin Miroshnichenko, police detained Dmitry Kukharchuk and Evgeny Sviridov.

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