The victim received severe head injury and is currently treaded in intensive care.
In Cherkassy unknown persons brutally beat the famous journalist Vadim Komarov who wrote about corruption in the city and about other high-profile events.
According to Facebook Secretary of the Cherkasy City Council Alexander Radutsky, the journalist is now in intensive care.
According to the local site “Procherk” Vadim Komarov is in critical condition. On May 4, at nine A.M. a journalist with a broken head was found by a pedestrian who called for an ambulance.
It is reported that Vadim Komarov often drew attention to sharp topics in his publications. One of his most notorious recent publications was an article about the circumstances of the drunken rebellion in Cherkasy colony No. 62. Other publications by Komarov include the investigation of embezzlement of budget funds, illegal construction, and corruption in the Cherkassy City Council.
According to the press service of the regional police, the law enforcers have not yet established the identity of the attacker. Criminal proceedings under Part 1 of Article 121 (intentional grievous bodily harm) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine have been opened. The sanction of the article provides for imprisonment for a term of five to eight years.