Dniprovskiy district court of Kiev dismissed the head of the Center for combating corruption (CPC) Vitaly Shabunina under the personal obligation. About it reports “Ukrainian truth”.
According to the report, the decision was announced by presiding judge. Shabunina ordered for two months – until October 14 – report of the investigators, the Prosecutor and the court to change the place of residence and work.
During the trial the lawyers Shabunina drew the court’s attention to a number of inconsistencies in the prosecution evidence – for example, damage to Filimonenko fixed on the left side of the face, although there are videos which show that said they struck him on the right side of the face.
Recall, August 16 Shabunina announced the suspicion of bodily injury of average weight.
Anti-corruption activist suspected of “intentional bodily injury of medium gravity” citizen Vsevolod Filimonenko, who pretends to be a journalist.
According to the publication, in the document particularly says that on 8 June 2017 of the Dnieper river in Kiev military said struck a single blow to the face Filimonenkothat “entailed long frustration of health of the latter in the form of closed injuries of the face”.
Anti-corruption activist is charged under article 122 of the Criminal code of Ukraine “Intentional moderate bodily injury.”
This offence is punished with correctional labor for up to two years, or restraint of liberty for a term up to three years, or by deprivation of liberty for a term up to three years.
However, as stated in the press release of the Center for combating corruption, the CPC believe that the “Filimonenko beat his accomplices in order to obtain different degrees of severity, for which there is greater responsibility”.