The chief Prosecutor's office of Ukraine presented the mayor of Kharkiv Gennady Kernes notification about the fact that he is suspected of hooliganism.
"Investigators were in Kharkov, Kernes already familiar with the case, not reviewed only one of his lawyers, "said the publication "News" General Oleksiy Bahanets. We emphasize that on new materials in the Kernes a few days ago said the Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin. For example, he said that the GPU will push Kernes suspicion of " hooliganism ", "torture" and " unlawful imprisonment ". Kharkiv mayor and 2 of his bodyguards blame for the kidnapping and beating of euromaintenance in March last year. If guilt Kernes prove, he faces five to 10 years of imprisonment. In the attack on the mayor of Kharkiv not so long ago was also seen former MP Inna Bohoslovska. In a private letter to the Prosecutor General " it is strongly demanded his arrest for an anti-state position. Remember, the case under the criminal code regarding the mayor of Kharkiv was initiated in March 2014, on suspicion it in the threat of liquidation, torture and kidnapping. The Kernes said that the case against him under the criminal code falsified the head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov. on April 28 of the same year on Kernes was assassinated: He received a small wound in the back, the bullet had been affected lung and liver, also damaged the spine. After surgery, the mayor went back to work. In July Kernes said he did not believe in Russian trace in the case of the attempt on his life, He considers guilty of Avakov and the head of Kharkiv regional state administration Igor Baloto. In the last month of summer Avakov said that the proceedings against the head of the Kharkiv on suspicion of the threat of liquidation, torture and kidnapping, resumed.