Lawyers of ex-judge Chaus ask judge rejection

Source : 112 Ukraine

If the appeal of the lawyers is granted; the court session will be postponed
17:30, 4 August 2021

Mykola Chaus
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The lawyers of ex-judge of Dniprovsky district court of Kyiv Mykola Chaus have used the right for judge rejection. If it is approved, the court session will be postponed as Ukraine 24 TV channel reported citing Spokesperson of the High Anti-Corruption Court of Ukraine Olesya Chemerys.

“The defense used the right for recusal. If it is the previous judge, the session will be continued. If it is another judge; he will choose the date,” Chemerys stated.

Related: Ex-judge Chaus interrogated, he is under protection - Security Service of Ukraine

Today, the High Anti-Corruption Court holds the session on the consideration of the restrictive measure for ex-judge of Dniprovsky district court of Kyiv Mykola Chaus.

Earlier, it was reported that former judge Mykola Chaus kidnapped in Moldova was found only underpants in the village of Mazurivka, Vinnytsa region not far from the border with Moldova. When Chaus arrived in the police unit, he reported that he was abducted by unknowns.

According to the lawyer of the judge, he did not get in touch with Chaus as he was taken to Kyiv.

Related: Anti-Corruption Bureau chased Security Service car with Chaus (video)

Later, the NABU made it clear that Chaus was detained. However, nobody contacted the detectives to pass them the suspect.

Later, mass media reported that Chaus was detained by employees of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) and he was taken to Kyiv. The NABU also confirmed this information and published a video “chasing” the SBU car. The NABU stated that Chaus was in one of the cars.

On August 2, the lawyer of ex-judge Mykola Chaus stated that he prepares an appel on a change of investigative jurisdiction.


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