The judge in the case of the mayor of Vyshgorod became ill, the court was moved to may 30

Судья по делу мэра Вышгорода заболел, суд перенесли на 30 мая

The Kyiv court of appeals postponed to may 30 consideration of the complaint suspended the mayor of Vyshgorod of Alex Momot, who is accused of extortion from the representatives of building company bribe in the amount of 300 thousand dollars, on application of measures of restraint in form of detention due to the fact that the judge fell ill. About it reports a press-service of the party “freedom”.

Lawyer Alexander Momot Baidyk stated that the protection ensured turnout of a key witness in the criminal proceedings, which could refute the validity of the suspicion”.

The defense insisted that the witness should be questioned.

At the same time, the Momot said that already more than 2 weeks not conducted any investigations.

Another meeting of the court of appeal, which will proceed the dismissal of the mayor of Vyshgorod, on 24 may at 09:45.

The court had previously suspended the mayor of Vyshgorod Momot from office until June 15.

We will remind, employees of Prosecutor’s office of Kiev region together with employees of the Main Department of the SBU in Kiev and Kiev region detained the mayor of Vyshgorod Alex Momot, who together with four accomplices demanded from the representative of the construction company undue advantage in the amount of 300 thousand dollars, as well as the premises with an area of 4 thousand square meters in the new building.

Sam Momot said the case against him is politically motivated and claims that he was not detained during receiving a bribe, and on the reception of citizens in the city Council of Vyshgorod. The mayor also said that the law enforcement authorities published photos of banknotes allegedly received as a bribe, were made not in his office, and in Kiev.

If the investigation proves guilt Momot, he faces a penalty of imprisonment from 8 to 12 years.

The court arrested the mayor of Vyshgorod for two months with the possibility of making 5 million USD bail. After payment of the Deposit Momot came out of Lukyanovka jail.