Specialized anti-corruption Prosecutor’s office (SAP) appeal against acquittal in the case of the mayor of Odessa Gennady Trukhanov regarding the purchase of the Odessa city Council at an inflated price of the building of the former factory “region”.
“…prosecutors SAP strongly disagreed with the specified judicial decision. (…) after reviewing the full text of the verdict prosecutors SAP will submit an appeal against the court decision”, – stated in the message of SAP in Facebook.
At SAP pointed out that, according to the prosecution, the detectives of the National anti-corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) under the procedural guidance of prosecutors SAP conducted a comprehensive, complete and objective pre-trial investigation in this criminal proceedings, collected many relevant and admissible evidence in its entirety to fully prove the guilt of the mayor of Odessa and other persons in committing the alleged crimes.
In turn, the NAB expressed support for the position of SAP. “The NAB supports the intention of SAP to appeal against the acquittal in the case “Krana””, – reported on the site in “Facebook”.
As the head of the Center for combating corruption (CPC) Vitaliy Shabunin, on Tuesday, the Malinovsky district court of Odessa acquitted in Trukhanov regarding the purchase of the Odessa city Council at an inflated price of the building of JSC HC “region”.
According to the local newspaper “Duma”, the court acquitted Trukhanov, his Deputy Paul Vogelman and the other defendants because their guilt was not proven.