Volodymyr Kryvonis, the director of an alcohol plant in Ternopil, died after having been tortured by thugs in his home, our correspondent reports Nov. 5.
In early September, thugs broke into his home and tortured the businessman and his wife with a heated iron. They stole valuables and money.
The businessman died from injuries in a local hospital without regaining consciousness.
Volodymyr Kryvonis served four times as Ternopil council deputy.