A former communal councillor of Saint-Josse, who resigned at the end of March, had been charged a month earlier for a case of theft with gang violence or threats, reports the information portal sudinfo.be on Tuesday evening. The former municipal councillor Kenan Aydogan is accused of having participated in the robbery of a betting agency in his municipality on 10 February 2019, at around 10.30 pm.
He was charged by an investigating judge on 26 February, according to information from sudinfo.be. The resignation of the elected representative in the municipality of Saint-Josse was announced by the Ecolo party on 26 March.
The thirty-year-old said he was ending his political career “for personal reasons”.
The Brussels Times