Kharkiv court for two months extended the detention of the former mayor Sloviansk Neelie Shtepa. About it reported in a press-service of Prosecutor’s office of the Kharkov area, transfers “Depo.Kharkiv”.
According to the prosecution, the decision was taken today, July 24, during a meeting of the Lenin regional court of Kharkov. Shtepa, the court extended the measure of restraint in form of detention without possibility of bail until September 21, 2017.
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The next meeting is scheduled for 9 August at 14:00.
Earlier it was reported that the Leninsky district court of Kharkiv finished questioning the ex-mayor of Slavyansk Nely Shtepy.
Shtepa was arrested on July 13, 2014
She’s accused of committing criminal offenses under part 3 of article 110 (encroachment on territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine, which caused death of people) and part 1 of article 258-3 (creation of terrorist group or organization) of the Criminal code of Ukraine.