NABU summons Judge Chaus for questioning on Jan. 16

The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) summons Judge of the Dniprovskyi district court of Kyiv Mukola Chaus for questioning on Jan. 16.

The citation was published in the official government's paper on Friday, Jan. 13, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

Bureau's senior detective Vasylchuk summoned the judge for questioning as a suspect in the offense punished by part 4 of the article 368 (bribetaking) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The interview is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Jan. 16.

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According to the Criminal Procedure Code, the suspect's non-attendance may trigger special investigation (in absentia) against him.

As reported, Judge of the Dniprovskyi district court of Kyiv Mykola Chaus nabbed by the NABU detectives red-handed while excepting a large-scale bribe traveled from Ukraine to Belarus and left for occupied Crimea from there.

Earlier, NABU detectives nabbed Judge of the Dniprovskyi district court of Kyiv Mykola Chaus who was extorting and obtained an unlawful benefit in the amount of $150,000.

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Chaus previously tried Euromaidan activists, convicted former leader of UKROP party Hennadii Korban, and made judgments in favor of Yanukovych's ally Yurii Ivaniushchenko, also known in criminal world as Yura Yenakievskyi.

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine gave its consent to criminal prosecution, detention, and pretrial confinement of Judge Chaus Sept. 6.Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n423124