As reported by a correspondent for Censor.NET from the courtroom, two new lawyers of Bubenchyk joined the trial today.
The judge earlier granted the defense's request for two additional lawyers and postponed the hearing. Bubenchyk now has four attorneys.
Prosecutors requested to place Bubenchyk under house arrest and with an electronic ankle bracelet.
Judge Oleksii Sokolov
Photos by Oleh Bohachuk, Censor.NET
On April 3, the law enforcers detained Maidan activist, People's Hero of Ukraine, ex-soldier of Dnipro-1 battalion Ivan Bubenchyk on charges of the murder of Berkut riot police officers on Kyiv’s Maidan Nezalezhnosti in February 2014.
On April 5, the Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) revoked motion on pretrial restriction against Bubenchyk.
On April 6, PGO had cleared him of homicide charges (article 115 of the Criminal Code). Bubenchyk is now charged with infringement on life of a law enforcement officer or a serviceman (article 348) and unlawful purchase and possession of firearms and ammunition (article 263 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine).