The court dismissed the case Kernes

Суд прекратил рассмотрение дела Кернеса

Case Kernes will be considered in another court

Against the closure of the case Kernes will be considered in another court, in connection with which the Appeal court of Poltava region declared the conclusion of its review.

The court of appeal in Poltava region stopped the complaint of the General Prosecutor’s office about closing of criminal proceedings concerning the mayor of Kharkov Gennady Kernes and his two bodyguards. On Thursday, September 20, the press service of the Judiciary of Ukraine.

“The court of appeal in Poltava region reported that hearing of criminal proceedings against Kernes Hennadiy Adolfovych, Blinnikka Vitaly Dmitrievich and Smitkova Evgeny Nikolaevich, which was scheduled for 21 September 2018 dropped from consideration due to the fact that the Supreme Court is the petition of the defender Gunchenko on the direction of the criminal proceedings in another court of appeal”, – is spoken in the message.

Recall that the case against Kernes and his guards, who were suspected of illegal deprivation of liberty and threats of killing supporters of independence, were investigated from February 2014.

August 10, 2018, the Poltava court closed the case against Kernes and his guards. The court regarded the non-appearance of prosecutors at the hearing on the case as a rejection of the indictment and made the decision to close the case. After that the GPU appealed against the closure of the court case Kernes.


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