"The police detained the suspect in the attempted murder of Kateryna Handziuk. Urgent investigative steps are being undertaken. As an official in charge of the investigation, Viacheslav Abroskin (police deputy chief – Ed.) is soon going to elaborate on the issue," the minister tweeted on Friday, Censor.NET reports.
As reported, Kherson City Council executive officer, Kateryna Handziuk, who tried to deal with local separatists and harshly criticized the authorities, namely the law enforcement officials, was doused with acid in Kherson early on July 31.
On Aug. 2, she was urgently taken from Kherson to Kyiv by an air ambulance.