Two young men sentenced to 9 and 12 years in prison for robbery on new year’s night in Mariupol.
At the request of the Mariupol city Prosecutor’s office No. 1 of Donetsk appeal court imposed a more severe punishment to two young residents of the village. Old Crimea. Guys accused of committing a crime under part 4 of article 187 of the criminal code of Ukraine (group robbery with serious bodily injury).
Proved in court 1 January 2017, in the new year’s eve, 17-year-old twice convicted for stealing and the theft of the young man and his 18-year-old (tried 5 times!) for stealing a friend saw in the Central area of the city guy. 18-year-old young man was walking with a backpack in the headphones and it seemed an easy victim for thieves. One of them jumped to the guy and kicked in the back, from which he fell to the pavement. Then the attackers began to take turns beating him down to his torso and head. When the victim lost consciousness, they stole his backpack, which contained documents, mobile phone and other belongings totaling more than 1270 UAH.
With cherepno-a brain trauma, brain injury, multiple fractures of facial bones, the victim was taken to the city hospital.
Zhovtnevyi district court of Mariupol found the attackers guilty of the offence and both sentenced to 8 years and 6 months imprisonment. However, the Prosecutor acknowledged the sentence too lenient and appealed.
The appellate court, fully agreeing with the position of the prosecution, taking into account the failure of the boys guilt in the crime and violation of the youngest of them a preventive measure in the form of house arrest, reversed the judgment of the trial court. Was issued a new sentence that a juvenile offender was sentenced to 9 years 6 months imprisonment, and a senior partner – to 12 and a half years in prison.