On June 7, 2021, the NABU Detectives, the Security Service, and SAPO Prosecutors exposed a judge of the Dnipropetrovsk District Court in Dnipropetrovsk region receiving a bribe. According to the investigation, the judge demanded and received USD 2.5 thousand for taking a decision in the interests of a person in a civil case.
Investigative and procedural actions are underway. The judge is to be served a notice of suspicion. Her actions fall under Part 3 Article 368 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
NABU has been investigating the abovementioned facts since February 2021.
According to Article 62 of the Constitution of Ukraine, a person is considered not-guilty in the commission of a crime and cannot be subject to criminal punishment until he or she is found guilty by court.