The consideration of the appeal on “Vedzhie Kashka’s case” was rejected in Crimea,

February 9, 2018

On Friday, February 9, the Supreme Court of Crimea rejected the consideration of the appeal on “Vedzhie Kashka case”,- reports “Krym.Realii”.

According to Alie Dehermendzhi, the wife of one of the accused – Bekir Dehermendzhi, the investigator informed her that gaps were revealed and the case was sent to the court of first instance.

According to the lawyer Ayder Azamatov the date of the new court session is unknown at the moment.

Remind: on January 12, the Kiev district court of Simferopol extended the detention period  to the figurants of the "Vedzhie Kashka case" for two months. Bekir Dehermendzhi, Asan Chapukh, Ruslan Trubach and Kyazim Amietov will remain in custody until March 15, 2018. The meeting was held in close mode.

On November 23, Russian security officers detained a group of activists of the Crimean Tatar national movement: Bekir Dehermendzhi, Kurtseit Abdullaev, Asan Chapukh, Ruslan Trubach with his wife, Kayzim Amietov and Vedzhie Kashka. The last detainee felt bad, she was called an ambulance. On the way to the hospital an 82-year-old Vedzhie Kashka passed away. The rest are accused of alleged extortion  from a Turkish citizen. A criminal case was opened on the grounds of the crime provided for by part 2 of Article 163 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation – "Extortion committed by a group of persons".  In addition, later Russian security officers said that during the searches of  the Crimean Tatar activists,   they allegedly seized three Kalashnikov assault rifles with cartridges, as well as drugs and extremist materials.