UCP intends to request the extradition of Franchetti, detained in the Czech Republic
Alexander Franchetti, a citizen of the Russian Federation, intend to prosecute for participation in illegal armed groups.
The Office of the Prosecutor General intends to request the extradition of Russian citizen Alexander Franchetti, detained in the Czech Republic. About it informs press service of the department on Monday, 13 September.
“On September 12, 2021, the Office of the Prosecutor General became aware of the detention of a citizen of the Russian Federation in the Czech Republic at the request of Ukraine. Today, the Office of the Prosecutor General confirmed the relevance of the request for extradition and the force of procedural decisions in criminal proceedings,” it said.
The UCP added that they applied to the Czech Ministry of Justice back in August 2020 with a request from the Prosecutor’s Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol to extradite a citizen of the Russian Federation. He is wanted to be prosecuted for his participation in the illegal armed groups “Self-Defense of Crimea” and “North Wind”. The Goloseevsky District Court of Kiev has chosen a preventive measure in the form of detention in relation to the suspect.
We will remind, on the eve it was reported that the “hero of the Crimean spring” was detained in Prague. The man is being prepared for deportation to Ukraine. Later, the Foreign Ministry commented on the detention of the “hero of the Crimean Spring.” Detained Alexander Franchetti is a citizen of Russia, and in the Czech Republic he was detained at the request of Ukraine.