Three people’s deputies summoned for questioning in investigation of the attack on Chornovol
As part of the investigation of criminal proceedings, investigations are continuing, expertise has been ordered and the victim — already questioned. For more information, investigation calls for questioning people’s deputies Nicholai Knyazhytsky, David Zhvania and Vitaly Yarema.
As reported by the Ministry of Internal Affairs, investigators found in Brovary the Porsche Cayenne used by the offenders. The car has been carefully examined with the assistance of the crime lab. Various tracks have been found and documented; about two dozen more examinations are in line.
The police also seized video from surveillance cameras at the petrol station and the highway used by the cars. The records are now being analyzed.
Tatiana Chornovol has already been questioned, She explained in detail the nature her injuries, now qualified also under Part 2 of Article 121 of the Criminal Code — grievous bodily harm.
Several dozen witnesses have already been questioned, including the victim’s father, who said that he gave the dashboard camera from his daughter’s car to people’s deputy Vitaly Yarema.
The device and the record have not been provided to the investigation team, preventing the latter from establishing the circumstances of the incident in full detail.
Two detainees have already been interrogated. As established, one of them had previously had problems with the law.
The police continues to search for one more suspect who, according to the investigation, was related to certain commercial structures and was a manager of the company that controlled the TVi channel.
In the night of December 25 a journalist Tatyana Chornovol was beaten up. In the morning, protesters picketed the Interior Ministry demanding the resignation of the Minister Vitaly Zakharchenko.