In Kyiv workers of the Podol district police department detained a 23-year-old man who on the New Year's Eve with the person of the same age, killed his university friend and his common-law wife to lay hold over their money to celebrate his own wedding, which was planned to organize soon. The chief specialist of the Public Relations Center of the Main Directorate of Ministry of the Interior of Ukraine in Kyiv Oleksandr Radkevych told about that.
According to him, the organizer of the murder was unemployed, so he decided to kill his fellow to get money for the wedding.
As Radkevych noted, attackers committed the murder in the house where the victims lived, beating them with kitchen accessories and axe to the death. After committing the crime they took Hr 1,500, notebook, and jewelry from the apartment.
The criminal case has been opened according to the Part 2 of Art. 115 (premeditated murder) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine against both criminal participants, UNIAN reports.