Pabiler, who is a citizen of Israel, has been served an indictment of charges of crimes under article 189 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (extortion) and article 263 (illegal handling of weapons, ammunition, or explosives), Censor.NET reports citing Radio Svoboda.
Pabiler was served his first indictment on Aug. 1.
District court in Dnipro city started to choose the preventive measure for Pabiler on Aug. 2. The defense several times petitioned for the removal of the judge and the investigator. Attorneys also filed a petition for the need to hire an interpreter from Hebrew, since their client, an Israeli citizen, does not speak Ukrainian or Russian. Later, the attorneys of the suspect expressed doubts about the professionalism of an interpreter invited from Uman'. The prosecution said it was a deliberate dilatory tactics.
On Monday, the hearing was again dragged because of a new defense petition for judge removal.
As reported, in the evening of July 24, well-known volunteer fighter and attorney to victims of May 9 clashes in Dnipro Edmond Saakian was wounded by unknown persons from automated weapon. ATO veteran Oleksii Vahner, who served with Saakian in the 20th battalion of the 93rd brigade, was killed on spot. Another former ATO participant, Maksym Ivashchuk, received a fatal wound and died on his way to the hospital.
The development of the story was covered by Censor.NET here.
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