The organizer of murder of the journalist Arkady Babchenko Boris Herman in the framework of cooperation with the investigation pointed to the customer. This was stated by Prosecutor General Yury Lutsenko in interview “Censor. NO.”
“The plea is approved by the court and shall enter into force one month after its conclusion. At this point it will be revealed. There we will know the name of the customer. I see no reason to hide it,” he said.
According to him, Herman made a deal with the investigation. Under oath he called the customer, gave him an indication of the funding and organization of the attack, the result of which was to be the murder of the Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko.
“We, of course, was declared wanted by the customer, which is on the territory of the Russian Federation. With the help of our foreign partners we will do everything possible for his detention,” – said Lutsenko.
The investigation also fulfills other possible members of the criminal group.
29 may it was reported that in Kiev killed Arkady Babchenko. It supposedly was shot in the doorway of his apartment. Ukrainian police have put forward the version that murder of the journalist connected with his professional activities. Also there were allegations about Russian trace.
May 30 the head of the security service of Ukraine Vasily Gritsak has declared that the death of Russian opposition journalist Arkady Babchenko was a hoax, the purpose of which was to reveal the assassination attempt Babchenko, which is actually prepared.
The suspect in this case was arrested on 30 may, after the security Service of Ukraine of staging the death of the journalist. First in the secret service the name of the detainee are not reported, and is conventionally named “citizen of the City”.
According to the Ministry, he was contacted by representatives of the Russian special services and for the cash reward offered to help organize “a series of terrorist attacks on the territory of Ukraine,” to which “the citizen.” agreed and found the performer for the first such offence – murder Babchenko.
The so-called killer immediately informed of the impending assassination of a journalist to law enforcement. Now it passes on business as the witness.
May 31, Shevchenko district court of Kiev chose a measure of restraint in form of detention for two months, Boris Hermann, who is suspected of organizing a terrorist act, the result of which was to be the murder of the Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko.
August 30, Goloseevskiy district court of Kyiv after the conclusion of a plea deal sentenced Boris Hermann, accused of organizing the attempted assassination of the journalist Arkady Babchenko, to 4.5 years of imprisonment. According to the head of the security Service of Ukraine Vasily Gritsak, Herman cooperating with the investigation and give testimony, which later will be checked and documented.