Odesa Mayor discharged on parole

Source : 112 Ukraine

People’s Deputy Dmitry Golubov bailed Hennady Trukhanov
17:52, 15 February 2018

Odesa website

Solomiansky District Court of Kyiv has released Odesa Mayor Hennady Trukhanov on parole. This was stated in the court’s decision, as Radio Liberty reported.

It is noted that Hennady Trukhanov was bailed by People’s Deputy Dmitry Golubov. After the announcement of the decision, Trukhanov walked free out of the courtroom.

During the hearing, the side of prosecution asked to place Hennady Trukhanov in detention with the alternative – to bail him for 1,87 million dollars.

Related: Anti-Corruption prosecution to demand detention of Odesa mayor or $1.87 million bail

As it was reported earlier the shooting occurred at the entrance to Solomiansky Court where the hearing of the case of Odesa Mayor Hennady Trukhanov is taking place. One police officer was wounded in the shooting. A police officer on duty was wounded in Kyiv near the court. The shooter was detained. Police officer with gunshot wounds in the legs was taken to the hospital. The shooter was taken to the police department,according to the police.

Earlier, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) served charges and detained Hennady Trukhanov, the Mayor of Odesa on February 14. It was noted that Trukhanov is transported to the building of the NABU for the questioning.

The NABU detectives under the guidance of the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor's Office served charges on Trukhanov due to the suspect of the embezzlement through the malpractice. Moreover, three people were detained on the same criminal proceeding.

The NABU began the investigation in November 2016 on the purchase of the former plant 'Krayan' at an overvalued price by the city council. According to the bureau, the building was sold for $149, 080 in the beginning of 2016 and the Mayor office of Odesa purchased it in September 2016 for $ 6.9 million.

Related: Deputy Odesa Mayor detained at Boryspil Airport

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