Kyiv police open second case due to beating of MP Nayyem
Kyiv police have opened criminal proceedings under the Ukrainian Criminal Code article "Intended bodily injury of medium gravity" after receiving data from doctors about the condition of MP Mustafa Nayyem who sustained bodily injury during a road conflict in the center of Kyiv on April 30.
"After we received information from doctors, we additionally opened [a criminal case] under Article 122, Part 1 (Intended bodily injury of medium gravity) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine," the head of the main directorate of the National Police in Kyiv, Andriy Kryschenko, told the 112 Ukraine television channel on Tuesday.
Kryschenko also said that the fourth suspect in the attack on the parliamentarian had not yet been detained.
"He has been identified. Investigative measures are being conducted to detain and bring him to justice. If he is not detained within 24 hours, he will be declared a suspect in absentia, and he will be put on the wanted list," he said.
According to Kryschenko, the offenders face up to three years of imprisonment for inflicting bodily injury of medium gravity.
As reported, Nayyem was attacked by unidentified individuals as a result of a road conflict in the center of Kyiv on Monday, April 30, and is currently in hospital.