City of Charleroi trial – 5 settlement deals approved
Tuesday, 17 November 2015
The criminal court in Charleroi approved five settlement deals in the “City of Charleroi” case on Tuesday. They end criminal proceedings against a former alderwoman, two businessmen, and two firms.
The criminal court in Charleroi was further investigating the “City” case on Tuesday. Judge Jean-Marc Ruchard ruled in favour of the five settlements. They were requested by former alderwoman Viviane Vanacker, two businessmen and two firms, who all chose to pay a fine and end proceedings against them.
Of the 62 people charged by judge Baeckeland, only 40 will now face the court to answer charges.