Deputy Chairman of Crimean Tatar Mejlis to remain in detention

February 6, Crimean Supreme Court decided to leave Deputy Chairman of Crimean Tatar Mejlis Akhtem Chiygoz in pre-trial detention centre till 19 February, reports.

The Supreme Court refused to grant an appeal on arrest of Akhtem Chiygoz on 29 January.

So-called “General Prosecutor” of Crimea Nataliya Poklonskaya attended the court session.

To remind: Akhtem Chiygoz was detained on 29 January in the framework of criminal investigation of Crimean Tatars’ rally that took place on 26 February 2014, when Crimean Tatars expressed their support of Ukraine’s integrity.

Investigation Committee qualifies this act of assembly freedom as mass disorders.



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