The Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine stopped pre-judicial investigation on criminal proceedings concerning the mayor of Kharkov Gennady Kernes in connection with a serious illness.
About it it is spoken in the reply of the State Office of Public Prosecutor.
So, in March to the Kharkov town governor it was told about suspicion in commission of crimes at once under three articles: «illegal imprisonment or kidnapping» , «tortures» and «threat of murder».
Then the Pechersky district court of the city of Kiev elected Kernesa measure of restraint in the form of partial house arrest (the mayor from 21:00 evenings to 7:00 mornings was recommended to be at home). However the situation changed at the end of April - after attempts at Gennady Kernes during jog.
At first, to take out the mayor on treatment to Israel, the measure of restraint from partial house arrest was changed to the personal guarantee. And according to the official reply of the State Office of Public Prosecutor, published on a site of public organization «Access to the truth» On July 4 investigation on criminal proceedings was stopped also. As explained in department, «in connection with a serious illness of the suspect» (стастья 280 UK Ukraine).
In GPU also reported that at present all investigative actions which could be carried out in absence of the suspect, are executed.
We will remind that Kernes underwent some operations and now is in Kharkov.