Judge from Sumy was exposed on receiving an improper advantage

07.11.2019 00:00

On November 7, 2019, the Detectives of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU), under the procedural guidance of the prosecutors of the Specialized Anti-Corruption Prosecutor`s Office exposed judge of the Zarychnyi District Court of Sumy after receiving 2 thousand USD of improper advantage.

The judge demanded funds from the citizen for not bringing him to administrative liability. Immediate investigative measures are being taken and the issue of notification of suspicion to the judge is being resolved.

 

According to Article 62 of the Constitution of Ukraine a person is considered not-guilty in commission of crime and cannot be a subject to criminal punishment, until he or she is found guilty by the court.