The mayor of Balakley (The Kharkov area) Alexander Kiyanichenko is sentenced to 10 years of imprisonment with full confiscation of property.
Such decision was announced today by Appellate court of the Kharkov area.
A.Kiyanichenko is condemned under article about bribery in especially large sizes.
The mayor Balaklei detained when receiving 900 thousand UAH at the end of January, 2009. It was only a half of the sum which A.Kiyanichenko demanded from the local businessman for allocation of the land plots under house and farming construction.
In total mayor for services in paperwork asked 1,7 million UAH. According to the investigation - on 250 dollars for an earth hundred part.
At the last hearing of business of A.Kiyanichenko pled guilty to fraud and I asked court to consider that it had earlier no criminal records, it has minor children and aged mother, he asked to appoint to it suspended sentence.
The judgment can be challenged in the Supreme Court within a month.
Whether the party of protection will submit the appeal - it isn't known. The lawyer A.Kiyanichenko refused comments.