Julia MEADOW, “FACTS”
The Shevchenkovsky district court of Kiev fully met three participants in the attack on former MP Mustafa Nayem, which occurred at the end of April 2018. In your Facebook defender Nayem, his brother Masi, recalled that the conflict was provoked by the violation of traffic rules by one of the defendants.
However, the judge Larisa Golub did not see in the actions of the suspects of a crime qualified as regards 2 articles 296 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (“Hooliganism committed by group of persons”), putting including on the inadmissibility of certain evidence.
In turn, the defense insisted on the bias of the court and was twice an objection to the judge. However, the petition was not satisfied.
Currently, the lawyers are starting to prepare the appeal to the court of appeals.
We will remind, the attack on Mustafa Nayem occurred on 30 April 2018, around 17:30 near the Besarabsky market in Central Kiev. According to the Deputy, before the first fight there was a verbal altercation with an unknown after he basically didn’t give way on your car. Was arrested three suspects, they chose a measure of restraint in the form of house arrest. The fourth suspect, Mohammed Amin Saitov — managed to escape and hid on the territory of Azerbaijan that Ukraine refused to extradite him. He was detained in September 2019.