The Moscow district court of Kharkov was taken into custody for 60 days 22-year-old policeman Andrew Kobzeva, who was arrested after the shooting at the metro station “Scientific”
It is noted that attorney Michael Zhornyak asked to take the police Sergeant into custody and remove from office.
Protection opposed. The suspect’s lawyer Lyudmila Drobak told the court that police have mental disorders, so he takes sedatives. She asks him not to deprive him of his liberty, as this may have a negative impact on his psychological health, and to take under round-the-clock house arrest.
Suspected under article “the Encroachment on life of the employee of law enforcement body” the police announced on 12 November. The maximum penalty for this criminal proceedings up to 15 years in prison or life imprisonment.
As previously said the representative of the GBR Alexander Protein, that night Kobtsev was on duty at the station. He “allegedly noticed unauthorized persons at a closed station”, reported to the duty part and closed one of the rooms. When the station arrived a special unit of “THOR”, the policeman opened fire on them.