Four suspects in Handziuk case plead guilty

Four suspects in Handziuk case plead guilty

Kateryna Handziuk
Four suspects in the attempted murder of Kateryna Handziuk, the Advisor of Kherson Mayor pleaded guilty. Yaroslav Trakalo, the spokesperson of the police claimed this as Ukrayinska Pravda reported.
He specified that at the moment, five people involved in the case.
"Their involvement in the attack at citizen Handziuk is confirmed by the gathered material evidence as well as by the provided testimony," Trakalo said.

As he said, four suspects pleaded guilty and reported that it was offered to attack Handziuk in exchange for money. All of them said that the fifth detained offered them this and he was the commander of the suspects when they served in the army.
The organizer refuses to cooperate with the prosecution.
Talking about the earlier released suspect Novikov, he had enough grounds for the check of the involvment.
"Toward the verdict of the prosecutor and change of the status of the proceeding of Novikov, there were enough grounds for his detention and check of his involvement in the crime. At the same time, this work took place in parallel with other, as a result we have five suspects and their confession," Trakalo said.

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." 

Suspected in the attack was detained on August 3. He name is Mykola Novikov, previously detained for robbing and illegal weapons handling. He is a member of one of the criminal organizations in the Kherson region. According to Anton Gerashchenko, obviously, the detainee was fulfilling someone's order. Whereas, Gerashchenko added that they approximately know who was the proponent. 
Later, the Police have identified the sale location of the acid, which was used against Kateryna Handziuk. 
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