Judge Kadir Topbaşı awaits: Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, was charged with abuse of office and public offense. 2 did not appear before the court but will 3 ever face the judge?
The legal struggle of the Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Assembly CHP Group for years has yielded results. CHP member of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Council Dr. Kadir Topbaş, Mayor of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, is expected to appear before a judge tomorrow, for whom Hakkı Sağlam filed a criminal complaint on the grounds that he damaged the municipality in the purchase of the metrobus. Topbaş will account for 65 Phileas buses purchased for 297 million 500 thousand 50 Euros to operate on the metrobus line. CHP, Metropolitan council member Dr. The lawsuit process opened by Hakkı Sağlam and Bülent Soylan continues in Çağlayan after a hard journey of nearly 5 years.
Upon the complaint of the CHP councilors, the court case against the Metropolitan Mayor Kadir Topbaş for alleged abuse in purchasing metrobus continues.
Upon the complaint of the CHP's Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality (IMM) Council members, the lawsuit filed against Istanbul Metropolitan Mayor Kadir Topbaş for alleged abuse in metrobus purchases will continue tomorrow (Tuesday, February 4, 2014). Kadir Topbaş, who has not attended the hearing twice before, does not attend the hearing on the grounds of his workload.
Participating in all kinds of openings and invitations, Kadir Topbaş does not come to justice because of his workload… Dr. Hakkı Sağlam said, “It is a delayed case that suffered despite all the AKP's obstacles. "We will follow the case on behalf of the Istanbulites until the end," he said.
Bülent Soylan, former member of CHP IMM Assembly, said, “Although they spent 70 million Euros of Istanbul, they could not come to account for this. As far as I learned from the correspondence before they could make excuses and could not come, it is defended that there is no signature of the mayor on this issue ”.
THIS CASE IS THE CASE OF ISTANBUL, UP TO 3 YEARS IMPRISONMENT
In the indictment prepared by the Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor's Office, Topbaş is asked to be sentenced to 1 to 3 years in prison for "abuse of office". In the indictment, as the justification, “About the purchase made by the General Directorate of İBB İETT Enterprises regarding the metrobus project, the CapaCity company was damaged by choosing Phileas buses, despite the better financial conditions of the two bus companies, therefore it is against the requirements of Kadir Topbaş's duty. It was stated that he acted. In the indictment, it was stated that there was no competition in the purchase of 50 BRTs subject to complaint and according to the investigation documents, IMM President Kadir Topbaş was responsible for the incident.