Suspect in attack on Adviser of Kherson's Mayor detained in custody

Suspect in attack on Adviser of Kherson's Mayor detained in custody

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The suspect in the attack on Kateryna Handziuk, Adviser of Kherson's Mayor, was put in custody, as Andriy Lysenko, the Spokesperson of the General Prosecutor’s Office, wrote on Facebook.
“Today, on August 6, 2018 Kherson City Court selected a measure of restriction for the suspect in the attempted assassination of Kateryna Handziuk, the Administrator of Kherson City Council Affairs, - detention in custody,” Lysenko stated.
He added that for now, Kateryna Handziuk is under treatment in Kyiv City burn care facility.

As we reported earlier, Kateryna Handziuk, Adviser of Kherson's Mayor was attacked near her place. The attacker soaked her with acid. the woman was hospitalized.
30 percent of her body was burned: head, arms, legs, chest and left eye.
The attack on the employee of the City Council of Kherson was reclassified from "Hooliganism" to "Serious physical injuries committed with the aim of intimidation", and after a while - on "Attempted murder with a special cruelty."

Yuriy Lutsenko took the case under his own control. He reported that the attack on the adviser was a part of the plan to destabilize the situation in the south of Ukraine. Later the investigation was transferred to the central office of the SBU.
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