The Kyiv court of appeals postponed to 8 February, the appeal for the arrest of the former leader of the party DILL Gennady Korban. This was announced by presiding judge Dennis Masenko, UKRINFORM reported.
On Wednesday the court more than five hours listening to the explanations of the lawyers on appeal. At the next meeting it is planned to interrogate witnesses.
28 December 2015, the Dnieper district court of Kyiv satisfied the petition of Prosecutor’s office and changed the measure of restraint for the Korban from house arrest to detention until 25 February 2016.
In relation to Korban investigated criminal proceedings on the facts of capture in Dnipropetrovsk by the head of Goszemagentstva of Ukraine and the head of the Department of Dnipropetrovsk city Council as hostages (part 2 of article 289, article 349 of the criminal code of Ukraine), creation of a criminal organization and participation (paragraph 1 of article 255 of the criminal code), misappropriation of funds in especially large sizes of the charitable organization «Foundation for the defense of the country» (part 5, article 191 of the criminal code) and interference with activities of election commissions (section 3 of article 157 of the criminal code of Ukraine).
We also study the facts fictitious business (part 2 of article 205 of the criminal code), legalization of proceeds of crime (part 2 of article 209 of the criminal code) and tax evasion (part 2 of article 212 of the criminal code of Ukraine).
The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko noted that the investigation of the Korban should be done as transparently as possible and stated that in the near future the country should hear new names of those who will be held accountable.
But according to ex-guarantor of Dnepropetrovsk region Igor Kolomoisky, no criminal offences for the leader of Dill, and «the case of the Korban is pure politics.»
The appeal for the arrest of Korban has been postponed again 04.02.2016