The trial over the "Kryvyi Rih maniac" continues: the term of detention has been extended by 60 days

Krivoy Rog

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Today in a closed court session the consideration of the resonant criminal case against citizen B. continued. It is about attacks, rape, robbery and murder of young women in Kryvyi Rih, which continued in our city in the spring-summer of 2018.

A series of horrific crimes caused a great resonance in society.

It will be recalled that 6 girls and women between the ages of 18 and 38 were then attacked. According to police, the attacker attacked from behind, hit him on the head, raped him unnaturally and robbed his victims. Two women were killed (strangled) by him.

Specialists from the capital were called in to help the local police in the search for the maniac, and in the summer of 2018, Kryvyi Rih law enforcement officers stated that they had detained a suspect in a series of these crimes - citizen B.

The trial is ongoing. The defendant is charged under the following articles: “Premeditated murder”, “Completed attempted rape”, “Rape”, “Violent gratification of sexual passion in an unnatural way”, “Robbery”.

During the trial, the defendant was remanded in custody for another 60 days.

The next court hearing is scheduled for June 1.

The trial is conducted in a closed court session, as the case is related to crimes against sexual freedom and sexual integrity of the person. If convicted, the accused faces life in prison.

We reported the details of the high-profile crimes of the "maniac" here.