Hearing on the appeal of the former head of Sakhalin was postponed due to the illness of counsel

© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Escaparate in fotobabble Governor of the Sakhalin region Alexander Horoshavin. Archival photoHearing on the appeal of the former head of Sakhalin was postponed due to the illness of counsel© RIA Novosti / Kirill to Escaparate the image Bank

Set for Tuesday a meeting of the Sakhalin regional court on the appeal of ex-Governor Alexander Khoroshavin and his former subordinates charged with bribery, cancelled due to illness of counsel, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.

«The session of the Sakhalin regional court on the appeal of ex-Governor Alexander Khoroshavin and his former subordinates is cancelled due to the illness of the lawyer Olga Artyukhova D.», — announced Chairman of the appeal Board Yuliya Terletskaya.

The next meeting is scheduled for December 12, it will be 10.00.

Khoroshavin was arrested March 3, 2015, March 25, President Vladimir Putin freed him from his post in connection with loss of trust. The ninth of February 2018, the city court of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk found him guilty of bribery and sentenced to 13 years in strict regime colony and a fine of 500 million rubles, former Deputy Chairman of the government Sergey Karepkin — to 8 years of strict regime colony and a fine of 4 million rubles, former adviser to the head of the region Andrey Ikramov — to 9.5 years in a strict regime colony and a fine of 171 million rubles. Lawyers for the defendants has submitted the appeal to the city court of Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk almost eight months ago.

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