Two former security officials of the disbanded Kharkov Berkut Andrew Hendricken and Vladimir Reco that take place in criminal proceedings in the status of the accused still working in the local police Department. This information Gromadsky said the Prosecutor’s office.
The source said that the proceedings against Hendricken submitted to the court by the Department of special investigations, state ex-the Berkut officer accused of torturing members of the Maidan under part 2 of article 127 of the criminal code. Accused threatens from five till 10 years of prison if they prove his guilt.
The case against Riako also in the court: he is accused of beating of journalists of Hromadske 28 January 2015 at the Pisochyn checkpoint in Kharkiv region. Reco a preventive measure in the form of personal commitments.
According to prosecutors, security forces allowed himself abuse of power, abuse of authority, and inflicted injuries to the victims and also prevented the activities of the media.
11 April 2017 in the Russian Federation through the checkpoint goptovka in the Kharkiv region escaped two former employee of the Golden Eagle Artem Felts and Vladislav Mastaga, and April 14 there was a video in which they accused two ex-Berkut officers claim that in Ukraine they are “dangerous”.
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