The case of the former leader of “LNR” Igor Plotnitsky and fighters Gureeva and Patrushev, who are accused of committing a terrorist act, with the result that the plane was shot down Il-76 with 49 Ukrainian military have sent in the Central regional court of the Dnieper. About it reported in a press-service of the court of appeal of Dnipropetrovsk region.
“All materials concerning the criminal proceedings against Carpenter I. V., O. V. Gureeva accused of committing criminal offenses under part 3. 258 of the criminal code of Ukraine, and A. A. Patrushev, accused of committing criminal offenses under part 3, article 258, part 2 of article 260, part 2 of article 27 part 2 of article 28 and part 2 of article 437 of the criminal code of Ukraine, aimed at the Krasnogvardeyskiy district court of the Dnieper,” – said in the message.
It is noted that the corresponding decision today, on November 27, was passed by the Board of judges of Appellate court of Dnipropetrovsk region during the consideration of the submission Babushkinsky district court on the direction of the aforementioned criminal proceedings in another court.
We will remind, the tragedy occurred in June 2014 when, during a landing at the airport of Lugansk portable anti-aircraft missile complex was hit military transport aircraft Il-76 of the APU. After this, the aircraft caught fire and fell, and nine of the crew and forty troops were killed.
In July 2016, Igor Carpenter and his two accomplices in absentia was reported about suspicion in the Commission of a terrorist act. In January 2017, the Prosecutor’s office of Dnipropetrovsk region approved and sent to the court indictment against the head of the terrorist organization “LNR” Igor Plotnitsky and two battalion commanders of Andrey Patrushev and Alexander Gureeva in the case of the downed aircraft Il-76.