The suspect in the kidnapping of the people’s Deputy Alexey Goncharenko and fomenting of national enmity Liman Deputy of regional Council Alexander Kushnarev chose a measure of restraint in form of detention for two months without the right to bail. This decision was taken by seaside court of Odessa, according to Duma.
During the trial, the lawyer claimed the innocence of Kushnareva, they say, no abduction was not planned. At the same time, the Prosecutor noted that the investigation has sufficient evidence of guilt of the suspect.
Lawyer Kushnarev said the motives of the defendant: “It (the kidnapping ed.) the only serious article in accordance with the Criminal Code, however, and it is not substantiated that video for reasons unknown to us have already appeared in the media. All expressions in the address of the specified MP was not connected with his parliamentary and public activities. The Deputy Kushnarev justified by the fact that this unsub sneered at the body of his dead son. No political motivation there,” said the lawyer.
Kushnarev in the courtroom, said that does not speak the state language and required an interpreter.
He is charged with committing four offences, namely: preparing for the abduction on preliminary arrangement by group of persons (article 14 and part 2 of article 146 of the criminal code); attempted grievous bodily harm to the people’s Deputy of Ukraine in connection with his public work (part 2 of article 15 and part 3 of article 346); fabrication of materials with appeals to commit aggressive war (article 436); actions aimed at inciting national and religious hatred (part 1 of article 161).
Along with Kushnaryov a measure of restraint in form of detention today elected him a co-conspirator, retired General Anatoly Slobodyannik.
Third person involved – the employee of the printing house Andrei Zadorozhniy, the court sent under house arrest. He is suspected of spreading anti-Ukrainian literature, but not in a kidnapping.
23 February that the people’s Deputy from BPP Alexei Goncharenko was allegedly kidnapped by unknown reported in Odessa media. Later the location of the MP was discovered and it turns out his kidnapping is a hoax.
Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko reported that the detained had planned the abduction and torture of Goncharenko arrested. Among those detained were the Deputy of the Limanskiy district Council of Odessa region, whose name the law enforcement officers first called.
Later, the opposition bloc said that the arrest outraged at the abduction of Alexei Goncharenko, the Deputy from Alexander Kushnareva and I think that this is a political provocation.
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