Odessa oblast Prosecutor’s office sent to court indictment against the suspect in the mass riots on may 2, 2014 in Odessa, who had been hiding from investigation authorities.

As reported on Friday the press-service Agency, the citizen is charged under part 2 of article 294 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (mass riots that led to deaths).

Pre-trial investigation in criminal proceedings was carried out by investigators of the investigative Department of the Main Directorate of the National police in the Odessa region.

The Prosecutor also noted that the ongoing pre-trial investigation in criminal proceedings on the facts of mass riots with weapons, which were accompanied by violence, destruction of property and resulted in the deaths of people that occurred on may 2, 2014 year in Odessa (part 1 and 2 of article 296, part 3 of article 345, article 341, part 2 of article 194, part 2 of article 294, part 1 article 115 of the Criminal code of Ukraine) .

Earlier in March 2017, law enforcement officers detained a suspect in one criminal proceedings on the fact of events 2 may 2014 in Odesa, who had absconded for three years.

As reported, on may 2, 2014 in Odessa the riots 48 people died and over 200 were injured. Most of the victims died in the House of trade unions. The investigation revealed that the riots in Odessa were organized and deliberately planned.

In fact the events of the various law enforcement agencies of Ukraine started about a dozen of criminal proceedings concerning different facts.