Two suspects in an assassination attempt on Kyiv Regional City Council member from the Petro Poroshenko's Bloc "Solidarity," and owner of the Kyiv-based Mario restaurant Viacheslav Soboliev's life, during which his three-year-old son was killed, have been served with charge papers.
"The detainees have been served with charge papers of committing a crime under Paragraphs 2, 11, 12 of Part 2 of Article 115 (premeditated murder of a young child, commissioned by prior conspiracy by a group of persons) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine," the press service of the National Police in the city of Kyiv said.
The police say the attackers face up to 15 years in prison or life imprisonment. A pretrial investigation into criminal proceedings is underway.
As UNIAN reported earlier, unidentified persons on December 1 opened gunfire on a Range Rover vehicle near the Mario restaurant in the center of Kyiv.
Besides Soboliev, who was driving the car, there was his three-year-old son in it, who was killed in the incident.
On December 2, Kyiv police confirmed the detention of suspects.