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Protection of a suspect in the murder Sheremet was asked to close the case

Protection of a suspect in the murder of journalist Pavel Sheremet, military nurses Jana Dugar after studying the case filed a motion to the Prosecutor to close the case due to alleged lack of evidence of her guilt, said Monday the lawyer of girls Nikolay Orekhov.

Earlier, the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine announced the completion of an investigation into the murder Sheremet, the parties opened the case file for study. After familiarization with the materials of the case it must be submitted for consideration to the court.

"We have filed today a petition for closure of criminal proceedings against Jana Dugar in connection with the absence in her of crime. We explained in the petition and the arguments supporting alibi Jana Dugar," said the orekhovskaya at a press conference.

According to him, in case papers there are no proofs of guilt Dugar. Also the lawyer said that the case is viewed by "political interference" by the authorities who have declared disclosing of the murder. Defender said, according to Ukrainian legislation, the Prosecutor shall within three days examine the corresponding motion.

In December 2019, the head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov said that Netpolice detained suspects in the murder Sheremet. According to investigators, were involved at least five people, among them participants of military operations in the Donbass. Three people were detained. The basic version of murder the consequence called destabilizing the socio-political situation in the country. Later, the lawyer of one of the suspects, Andrei Antonenko, Leonid Maslov informed of the change in the wording of suspicion in the case, according to which the organizers of the murder are considered unidentified individuals who acted for personal reasons. Later the lawyer of the suspect Jana Dugar Nikolay Orekhov said that the pre-trial investigation into the murder Sheremeta completed.

While activists are not just carried out of action for Ukraine in support of the accused in the murder case of Sheremet.

Sheremet died July 20, 2016 in Kiev as a result of the car bomb. He's about ten years worked on Russian television, including on the First channel, the last five years lived in Kiev, worked in the Internet edition "Ukrainian truth", and "Radio News".