While the judges deliberated, the offender fled from the courtroom.
In Chernihiv region, convicted of murder escaped from court during the negotiations of the judges in the deliberation room, reports the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
In 2015 between the two men had a conflict on the grounds of hostile relations. One of the men pulled out a gun and shot the other. The victim died at the scene from head wounds, and the murderer tried to hide the body, dropping him in the river.
A panel of judges sentenced the shooter to 12 years of imprisonment for murder. Convicted with the punishment did not agree and appealed to the Kyiv appellate court.
During the appeal, the judge retired to the deliberation room, and the offender fled from the courtroom. He managed about two months to disappear from militiamen, after which he was arrested on 25 may.
Now he is in Chernihiv jail, where he awaits sentencing, and the court in the place of freedom.