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Suspect of attack on Odessa activist detained and sent to jail (video) | Odessa news

The attack on Vladimir Savchenko occurred last week.

Odessa law enforcement authorities detained the suspect in assault on the chairman of the organization «Spilna meta» Vladimir Savchenko. This was reported in the press service of the GUP.

So, on July 9, at the pedestrian crossing under the office of the public association “Spilna meta” on April 10, an unknown person beat an activist.

Police found that immediately after the attack, the attacker ran into the nearest store, and then left in an unknown direction by taxi.

For several days the man was detained. It turned out to be a 29-year-old resident of the Dnipropetrovsk region. The attacker tried to secure an alibi — he claimed that he was in the apartment, which he was temporarily renting in Odessa during the attack. Despite this, law enforcement officers managed to collect reasonable evidence of his involvement.

Now the man was informed about the suspicion under Part 2 of Art. 350 (violence against a citizen performing a public duty) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. Primorsky district court chose a preventive measure in the form of detention.

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