Hearing on Kernes’ case is over, next one scheduled for February 13

Source : 112 Ukraine

The court has questioned four witnesses today
16:23, 23 January 2017

The court session on the case of Kharkiv mayor Hennadiy Kernes concluded, the next hearing will take place on February 13. This was reported by the correspondent of "112 Ukraine" TV channel.

"The next hearing will take place on February 13. The court will continue questioning of prosecution witnesses,” the reporter said.

According to him, the court did not start the hearing at 11 a.m. exactly as it began a little later.

"Kernes and two of his guards arrived at the hearing, who appear as accused in this criminal proceeding,” the reporter said, adding that four witnesses were questioned today.

As it is known, the mayor of Kharkiv Hennadiy Kernes and his guards Vitaly Blinnik and Yevhen Smitsky are accused of kidnapping, torturing and threatening to kill Kharkiv EuroMaidan activists Oleksandr Kutyanin and Serhiy Ryapolov.

The mayor himself told he believed the case to be “completely fabricated”.

Related: Security forces carry out searches at Kharkiv mayor Kernes, - Lutsenko

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