The court decided to leave Nahirny in custody
For the period of the investigation the suspect in the accident near Khust, which killed the people, will remain in custody. This was decided by the Court of Appeal in the Transcarpathian region today, December 17.
November 19 on the Khust bypass road the head of the local branch of "Zakarpathaz" Pavlo Nahirny driving the car "Mitsubishi Pajero" drove onto the oncoming lane and collided with a passenger car "Daewoo Nexia." The driver of the latter and her 7-year-old child died on the spot of the accident, two children with serious injuries were hospitalized.
The culprit of the accident then fled the scene.
Todat, Pavlo Nahirny's attorneys petitioned the appellate court to cancel the resolution of Khust court whereby Pavlo Nahirny should be in custody for the period of investigation.
The lawyer of the victim and the public prosecutor objected this petition.
As a result, the Court of Appeal - composed of judges Mashkarynets, Feyer and Datskiv - refused Nahirny's petition. By their own decision, the appellate court ordered to complete psychiatric examination of Nahirny by January 10, and the investigation - by January 23.The suspect is currently undergoing the examination in a psychiatric hospital in Lviv. After the examination he should be transferred to the prison.
During the meeting, under the windows of the court there were activists - about 50 people - who came to support accident victims and demand a fair judgment. They were holding the appropriate banners.