Court changes pre-trial restriction for Korban to house arrest
The Kyiv Dniprovsky District Court has changed pre-trial restrictions for member of the UKROP Party political council Hennadiy Korban from detention to house arrest, according to party spokesman Yevhen Kravchuk.
As reported, on Tuesday, March 15, the Kyiv Court of Appeals upheld the decision of the Kyiv Dniprovsky District Court to extend Korban's pre-trial detention until April 15.
Korban was arrested on October 31, 2015. On November 4 he was indicted on suspicion of committing crimes under Part 1 of Article 255 (setting up and participation in a criminal organization), Part 3 of Article 157 (obstruction of election commissions' activities), Part 5 of Article 191 (embezzlement of money of the National Defense Fund charity organization in a large scale), Part 2 of Article 289 and Article 349 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (the seizure of hostages).