Former mayor of Constanta, Radu Mazare, was sentenced on Friday to 9 years and 10 months imprisonment in the Polaris file. The High Court of Cassation and Justice (ICCJ – Supreme Court) sentence may be appealed to the 5-judge panel.
In the same file, millionaire Sorin Strutinsky was sentenced to 7 years and 10 months imprisonment and former PSD deputy Eduard Martin to 5 years and 6 months imprisonment, ziare.com reports.
The High Court also decided to confiscate from Radu Mazare and from Sorin Strustinsky the amount of RON 20,410,256.8.
In the same file, the company Polaris received a criminal fine of RON 1,000,000 for complicity to abuse of office and bribe giving. The court banned the company from participating in public procurement procedures for a period of 2 years after the sentence is remains final.
– Radu Mazare was sentenced to 9 years and 10 months after he was found guilty of bribe taking, abuse of office and conflict of interest in continued form.
– Millionaire Sorin Strutisnky was sentenced to 7 years and 10 months in prison after being found guilty of three bribe-taking complicity offenses.
– Former PSD Deputy Eduard Martin was sentenced to 5 years and 6 months in prison after he was found guilty of complicity in abuse of office and bribe giving.
On February 8, 2019, Radu Mazare, now in Madagascar, was sentenced to 9 years imprisonment by the ICCJ in file regarding the retrocession of beaches in Mamaia resort. In the same file, Cristian Borcea and Nicusor Constantinescu have been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment. The ruling is final, constantanews.ro and hotnews.ro inform.
Radu Mazare had been sentenced in 2017, by the Bucharest Court of Appeals to 4 years in jail, suspended sentence. In the same file, Nicusor Constantinescu, former Constanta County Council President, was sentenced to 3 years, suspended sentence. At that time, Cristian Borcea, former Dinamo Bucharest Football Club financier, was acquitted.