Yesterday, October 12, the “Samopomich” candidate to the Lutsk City Council and Volyn Regional Council, Serhiy Ryzhkov, was beaten by three unknown persons right near his home.
As a result of the beating Ryzhkov lost consciousness, got a concussion, has numerous hematomas on his legs and head, and a split ear. Serhiy was taken to the Lutsk City Hospital, he does not remember the attack.
The attack took place at 9 am near the house of the victim. Since the incident took place during the rush hour, there are witnesses of the attack – passers-by noticed that the attackers had arrived by car, and even named the make of the car. In addition, there are surveillance cameras in the yard. The law enforcement are examining the CCTV tapes.
A criminal proceeding upon beating has been launched. The faction will address Interior Minister Arsen Avakov with a request to assist the early solving of the case.