“On January 17, 2020, ex-judge appealed to the Commission for the Control of INTERPOL's Files (CCF) with the appeal to stop the detection. In accordance with the inner procedures of the appeal of a decision, during the consideration of the Commission from September 18, 2020, temporarily stopped the access to the information about the detection of Mykola Chaus,” the message said.
It is noted that Ukrainian law enforcers did not stop the detection of ex-judge Chaus.
On July 18, Strana published the article in which Head of the National Police in Vinnytsia Anton Shevtsov stated that judge Chaus was illegally transferred to Moldova but personal security of ex-president of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
On August 9, 2016, the NABU detectives under the procedural guidance of the SAPO prosecutors exposed judge Chause in bribetaking in the sum of $150.000. the money was found in two glass jars buried by a judge in the yard of his house.
On September 6, the Verkhovna Rada supported the submission of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine on the provision of the agreement for the detention and arrest and judge. Chaus escaped from Ukraine. He was on the international wanted list of Interpol since November 11, 2016.
On March 1, 2017, Chaus surrendered to the law enforcers of Moldova. The SAPO stated about the intention to demand his extradition to Ukraine for the pretrial investigation in accordance with the legislation.
In September 2017, SAPO Head of Nazar Kholodnytsky stated the extradition of Ukrainian judge Mykola Chaus from Moldova to Ukraine depends on the decision of Moldovan President Igor Dodon.
Later Supreme Justice Council suspended Chaus.
On October 5, 2017, Dodon refused Chaus in the political asylum.
Recently President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky asked the government of Moldova to assist in the extradition of ex-judge of Dniprovsky district of Kyiv Mykola Chaus and he was assured in the proper support.