Court of Kiev began in absentia to judge Carpenter

Суд Киева начал заочно судить Плотницкого

Chapter LNR and family Savchenko did not attend the court session.

Podolsky district court of Kyiv gave permission to begin the trial in absentia against the head of the self-proclaimed “Luhansk people’s Republic” Igor Plotnitsky. This was said by the presiding judge Olena Pavlenko, Ukrainian news.

At the preparatory meeting on Wednesday there arrived the lawyer of the victims Hope, Faith and Maria Savchenko Oleksandr Plakhotnyuk, the lawyer Carpenter Oleg Peretyatko and the Prosecutor Evgeny Dudko.

At the same time, the family Savchenko and the head of the LC to the meeting arrived.

Due to the fact that on July 20 the defendant also arrived at the court hearing, a panel of judges granted the Prosecutor’s request and allowed him to start against Carpenter special (part-time) judicial proceedings.

The next court hearing is scheduled for 10:00 on 30 September.

We will remind, SBU beginning in absentia conviction of the head of LC 13 Mar 2016. Earlier, the Prosecutor passed to the court indictment against Carpenter on the case of abduction of Nadiya Savchenko.