"Prosecutor's Office" of Crimea had again changed the indictment against the Crimean Tatars, accused of mass riots in the so-called "February 26" case.
According to the QHA correspondent, the new version of the charge did not clarify the unanswered questions. Who, when and where violated the demands of the staff of the Ministry of Internal Affairs. How the actions of the defendants are related to mass crowding. And many others.
“The main difference was the inclusion of Chiygoz to the document, as the riots organizer identified by the court. Also, the indictment included a vague wording about the "administration of the Mejlis giving unlawful orders" and the statement that all five defendants acted together, although they were not familiar with the criminal case," the correspondent reported.
More than 50 compatriots from different regions of the Crimea came to support the figurants of the "February 26" case. The next meeting will be held on 11 January.
Earlier, an interrogation of Arsen Yunusov, one of the defendants of the case about a rally in support of the territorial integrity of Ukraine outside the building of the Supreme Council of Crimea on February 26, 2014 was held in the central district "court" of Simferopol.
QHA reported that on 23rd of October another trial was held on the Case of February 26 where the Court heard new witnesses on the Case.
Earlier, November 20, the Central District "Court" of Simferopol denied the defense party in requests to cross-examine Refat Chubarov, the Head of Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people and Akhtem Chiyhoz, The Deputy Chairman of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people as well as Sergey Aksyonov, the leader of the Crimean separatists and Pavel Nikel, former investigator as witnesses in the February 26 case.
October 23, a regular hearing took place on "26 February trial", where the “court” heard new witnesses in the case.
Note, on 18th of October in Simferopol (occupied Crimea) another court session took place on the Case of February 26 involving Mustafa Degermendzhi and Ali Asanov. Three new witnesses of the meeting, called to the court, claimed that they were present at the rally of February 26 in Simferopol, but they had not seen the defendants there.
Earlier, on 12 of October, the Supreme Court of the occupied Crimea rejected the appeal on decision regarding extension of the term of home arrest of figurants in the Case of February 26 Mustafa Degermendzhi and Ali Asanov.
Reference: Mustafa Degermendzhi and Ali Asanov are figurants of so called Case of February 26. They are being judged for taking part in the meeting on 26 of February in 2014 outside the building of Supreme Council of Crimea in support of the territorial integrity of Ukraine as well as resisting Russian occupational Army.