A BRIT stopped at a Russian checkpoint as he tried to help a Ukrainian family to safety is facing the death penalty on “bogus” charges, it is said.
Aid worker Dylan Healy, 22, has been accused of being a terrorist and a mercenary.
He was detained with Brit helper Paul Urey, 45, near Zaporizhzhia on April 25. They face trial.
A humanitarian aid group insists pictures posted online with witness statements and documents prove he was on a mercy mission.
Dominic Byrne of The Presidium Network, which is helping Dylan, said: “He not involved in any military or mercenary activity.
“These are bogus charges.
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“There is no evidence on that at all.”
Mr Byrne said Dylan’s family were now “very concerned”.
Goons from the Russian-backed Donetsk People’s Republic blocked Red Cross pleas to check on the two men.