Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Jemilev said he will file a lawsuit to European Court on Human Rights if his son, Hayser, a Ukrainian citizen, is judged by Russian laws, Jemilev said in his interview to Krym.Realii.
The announcement comes a day after Russian Investigating Committee in Crimea announced that Hayser Jemilev’s case to be reviewed in accordance with Russian Criminal Code.
“We will file a lawsuit to European Court [on Human Rights,-ed.]. Such actions are violation of Ukrainian, Russian and International norms”- Jemilev said.
After Russian legislation came into force in Crimea, following the regions annexation, Hayser Jemilev’s case [under part 1 of Article 115 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine- ‘deliberate murder’,-ed.] was classified under 3 articles of Criminal Code of Russia, such as murder, illegal storage of arms and theft of arms.
According to investigators, the accused had stolen the weapon (carbine) and 10 cartridges, owned by his father and hid them in his house.
As reported, in May, 32-year old Hayser Jemilev killed a man, presumably as a result of a careless handling of a registered gun belonging to his father. The victim was a 43-year old Fevzi Edemov, who was a close friend of Jemilevs family.