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 Uzhhorod Deputy Mayor Tsap remanded in custody with possibility to post 240,000 hryvnia in bail

Today, Feb. 10, the Zakarpattia region appeals court ruled to remand into custody Uzhhorod Deputy Mayor Ishtvan Tsap charged with corruption. He was also granted the right to make a bail in the amount of 240,000 hryvnia (about $8,760).

Censor.NET reports citing local news outlet Zakarpattia online.

The pre-trial detention until March 24, 2017 with the right to post 240,000 hryvnia in bail was imposed against Tsap instead of the house arrest requested by his defense.

Read more: Prosecution requests to remand Uzhhorod Deputy Mayor Tsap without bail

According to the court ruling, if the official gets out on bail, he will be prohibited to leave the city without special permit and will have to come to the court upon first request. He is also forbidden to communicate with other trial participants except for his lawyers.

Uzhhorod Deputy Mayor Tsap, who proved to be the owner of Hungarian passport, was suspended from office.

Jan. 25, 2017, Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yurii Lutsenko reported that Uzhhorod Deputy Mayor Ishtvan Tsap was charged with bribetaking.

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Zakarpattia region prosecutor's office served the deputy mayor notice of suspicion of taking bribes.
 
 
 
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