Last Monday began the trial against the former general secretary during the presidency of Carlos Menem, for alleged embezzlement between 1989 and 1998.
Kohan had asked the court, through his attorney, the annulment of the criminal allegations for presenting “clerical errors” and “serious deficiencies”.
Following a judicial investigation started in 1999, Kohan was charged in 2006 for allegedly increased his assets by more than a million dollars, when he entered the public service, he had a property valued at $ 155,000 and, when he retired, he had accumulated other eight houses, 13 vehicles, a boat and around 70 guns.
This is the second high ranked former official of the Menem administration, who faces a corruption trial. Menem was sentenced to four years in prison on charges of embezzlement and public fraud.