Detained the Deputy commander of the squadron of Berkut on Maidan

Задержан замкомандира роты Беркут по делу Майдана

Samandira company reported about suspicion

Former Deputy commander is suspected of beating activists.

The staff of the Prosecutor General’s office detained the former Deputy commander of the capital’s Berkut special forces during the beating of activists Euromaidan, according to the press service of the GPU.

As noted, the security officer was wanted for abuse of power and unlawful detention upon a preliminary collusion with other employees of the Golden Eagle of activists of the Euromaidan on the night of 23 January 2014 on Castle lane in Kiev with violence and damage to their van.

The detainee was also charged with the organization of office forgery of reports and providing knowingly false evidence by subordinate officers connected with the prosecution of activists in serious crimes on the basis of which were detained, brought to criminal responsibility for alleged acts of hooliganism, and chosen the measure of restraint in form of detention.

Made to the court of the petition for application to it of a measure of restraint in form of detention.

Pre-judicial investigation proceeds. Gather evidence for the criminal prosecution of other accomplices of these crimes.

We will remind, earlier it was reported that the court extended the arrest of five ex-Berkut officers.

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