In Khmelnytsk region will be judged in absentia of the Deputy platoon leader “DNR”

В Хмельницкой обл. будут заочно судить заместителя командира взвода "ДНР"

In the Khmelnitsky region. the special court began criminal proceedings against 37-year-old resident of Donetsk, who is accused of involvement in a terrorist organization. About it reports a press-service of the regional Prosecutor’s office.

Criminal proceedings opened under part 1 article 258-3 (participation in a terrorist organization) the Criminal code of Ukraine.

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“Pre-trial investigation, which was carried out by UAS in the region under the procedural leadership of regional Prosecutor’s office, established that the defendant voluntarily joined the terrorist organization “DNR”, got a weapon and a position – Deputy platoon commander of a terrorist group. Has participated under the call sign “Jeweler” in armed clashes with the forces of anti-terrorist operation near Donetsk as part of a special sabotage and reconnaissance groups”, – reported in Prosecutor’s office.

According to authorities, at present, the suspect hiding in the occupied territory, he is wanted.

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“Given the norms of the Criminal procedural code of Ukraine concerning the features of special pre-trial and trial investigation of criminal offences, the specified category to the specified person applies the procedure of conviction,” said the Agency.

Recall, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine endorsed the Ukrainian Law No. 119-VIII “On amendments to some legislative acts of Ukraine concerning the inevitability of punishment fugitives in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine or in the area of antiterrorist operations” January 15, 2015 For a decision voted 251 MP of 226 minimum required. President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed the law January 30, 2015 Note that the Prosecutor General’s office of Ukraine is preparing to hold the trial in absentia of former President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych.