"One of the suspects is absent. According to the law, he barricaded at home and said that he will only come when called officially," Lutsenko said.
"The second suspect, who is on house arrest, was brought by force from Vinnytsia," he added.
According to Lutsenko, the judges gathered in the conference room and shut the door.
The next court session is scheduled for Oct. 24.
A shootout in the Lisovyi district of Kyiv was reported early hours May 4, 2015. According to the Interior Ministry, unknown persons robbed a gas station and killed several policemen while escaping. As it turned out, the killed were former Berkut officers involved in beating of Avtomaidan Members and crashing of cars in Kriposnyi lane during Maidan protests. Later, the police arrested the suspects, Zaverukha, Romaniuk, and Kosheliuk among them. Today, they have been brought to the Appeal Court of Kyiv to chose the measure of restraint.
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