Law enforcement authorities are investigating the death of the head of the city of Melitopol Sergei Walter on Wednesday morning, was found hanged in his own house, As murder, informs the Internet edition of "Commander in chief" referring to the public relations center of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine in Zaporizhzhya region.
According to the journal, information about the incident is entered into the Unified register of pre-trial investigation on the grounds of article " murder ". In addition, According to the available data, Walter no suicide note was left. The police conducts the proceedings, but the details are not reported.
As the media says, Walter In the last 2 years was the decision of the court removed from the duties of the city Chapter in connection with the opening of a number of criminal cases. The mayor and several of his subordinates were accused of receiving bribes from the Directors of factories, engaged in passenger movement in Melitopol, amounting to more than 1, 5 million UAH (about 53, 6 thousand dollars at the current exchange rate), the legalization of the money obtained by illegal means, forgery and several other crimes of organized illegal groups.
last week the hearing in the city court of Melitopol reached the final stage. Procedural Prosecutor for multiple offenses asked for Walter 14 years of incarceration, the Prosecutor's office also insisted on the confiscation of property, fines and a ban on the right to occupy administrative positions for a period of 3 years. Today, 25 February - 10. 00 (11. 00 MSK) was obliged to hold an ordinary meeting of the court on the case of Walter.