The trial of Kernes in Poltava: interrogating the guards and the investigator

In Poltava at the next meeting of court against the mayor of Kharkiv Gennady Kernes questioned two of his guards and the investigator.

About it reports «UKRINFORM».

«Kernes and his guards are present at the meeting. The court summoned three witnesses for the prosecution. It guards the mayor Oleksandr and Serhiy Vlasenko, as well as the investigator Alexander Kolesnik and victim Sergey Ryapolov. In the hall there is a second victim: Alexander Kutanin, «- said in court.

At the same time one of lawyers of victims is absent without explanation.

During this meeting the overall situation is less tense than usual. Around the building there is the cordon, there are very few members of the MUP.

As you know, Kernes and his two guards charged with illegal confinement, torture and threats of murder of two activists of the Kharkiv Euromaidan, to them threatens till 15 years of imprisonment.

14 December 2015, court session was postponed to 18 January 2016 due to the planned treatment Kernes. When the court heard the victims — two activists subjected to, according to them, the kidnapping, beating and murder threats on the part of Kernes and his guards.

At the meeting, the protection of Kernes petitioned for attraction as the witness of the interior Minister Arsen Avakovopened a criminal case on the fact of Kernes and his guards. The judge dismissed the petition, but promised that, if necessary Avakov will be called as a witness.

According to the Prosecutor Alexander Danilova, the prosecution will be presented more than 70 witnesses.

The trial of Kernes in Poltava: interrogating the guards and the investigator 01.02.2016

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