The court extended the arrest of Ephraim for two months

Суд продлил арест Ефремову еще на два месяца

The former head of fraction of Party of regions Alexander Efremov

Policies will remain in custody until November 20.

Starobilsk district court of Lugansk region has satisfied the petition of Prosecutor on extension of term of detention ex-the head of fraction of Party of regions Alexander Efremov for 60 days.

As Radio Liberty reports, the corresponding decision was announced by judge Alexander Pelago.

“The court finds it necessary to extend the detention of Ephraim for 60 days, until November 20, 2017”, – he said.

The judge Pelago said that the measure of restraint in the form of the personal obligation, personal bail, house arrest, bail may not be applied to persons suspected of or charged with some of Ephraim incriminated articles of the Criminal code.

As reported Корреспондент.net, Oleksandr Yefremov was detained July 30, 2016 at the airport in Kiev. GPU pushed him on suspicion of five counts, including treason.

Efremov, has filed a lawsuit in the European court of human rights about the illegality of his arrest.