Two detained over murder of Congolese national


The Kyiv police have detained two 16-year-olds suspected of killing the young Congolese man in the Shevchenkivsky district of Kyiv on 27 December 2007.

The police information released states that the two men detained are members of an informal skinhead organization.

As reported here, the young Congolese man had arrived in Ukraine in June 2007 seeking international protection.  He was found on 27 December with multiple knife wounds to the head, chest and back, and died soon after in hospital.

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