Perpetrators attacked Chairman of the High Qualification Commission of Judges Serhii Koziakov when he was leaving Hilton hotel in Kyiv on November 16. The press office of the National Police of Kyiv reported.
‘The incident took place on Tarasa Shevchenko Boulevard. Kyiv Police received a message that two men doused the Chairman of High Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine with brilliant green antiseptic,’ the law enforcement officers claimed.
An investigation group headed out to the scene. The victim was provided with medical aid right there. The law enforcement officers focused on detecting the location of the perpetrators and detaining them.
The Investigation Division of Shevchenko Police Department initiated a criminal proceeding for threat or violence against a state or public figure.
At the same time, Stanislav Shchotka, Secretary of Qualification Chamber of the High Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine claimed in a commentary to 112 Ukraine that the condition of Serhii Koziakov is positive.
‘His condition is satisfactory, he is a tough man and can’t be broken so easily. Although what has happened is something from the Middle Ages, savage actions in relation to the head. I strongly connect this with his working and with his reform position,’ Shchotka claimed.
Earlier, the Ukrainian Parliament issued a decree on creating of temporary investigation commission for the investigation of data about the attack on Kateryna Handzuik and other public activists.