All five accused in the assassination of the mayor of Kherson, a public activist Kateryna Handziuk, pleaded guilty, reports “Radio Liberty”.
Thus, according to the prosecution, suspected of organizing an attack on Kateryna Handziuk Serhiy Torbin on behalf of persons whose names were silenced, induced other accused, Mykyta Hrabchuk, Volodymyr Vasyanovych, Vyacheslav Vyshnevsky and Viktor Horbunov, to participate in an assassination.
On July 31, 2018, in Kherson near the entrance of the house, a man threw acid at the counsellor of the mayor of Kherson. Kateryna Handziuk was rushed to intensive care. On November 4, Kateryna Handziuk died at the hospital.
The court went to the Consultation Room for choosing a sentence. The next meeting is scheduled for June 6th.