The Council of judges of Ukraine recognized by the judges driving a car in drunk undermine the credibility of the judicial system, the press service of the Council.
January 12 in connection with the become frequent cases of the judges of the accident in a drunken state, there was a meeting of the Board of judges.
«The Council of judges of Ukraine… recognized cases of judges driving a car in a condition of alcoholic or narcotic intoxication discrediting a rank of the judge and undermining public confidence in the judiciary», – said in the message.
It is noted that the Council of judges has authorized the President in case of similar incidents in the future with the necessary evidential documents to apply to the High Council of justice with the relevant disciplinary complaint.
«The basis for discussions on this issue were two recent cases of violations by judges, who probably were in a state of alcoholic intoxication, traffic rules and traffic accidents in which people suffered… for the sake of Objectivity it should be noted that the information on the road accident, committed by the judge, entered in the Unified register of pre-judicial investigations and proceedings have begun on part 2 and part 1 of article 286 of the Criminal code of Ukraine (violation of rules of traffic safety or transport operation by the persons operating vehicles), part 2 applies, if those acts entailed death of the victim or caused serious bodily injury; assigned all necessary expertise,» added the Council of judges.
January 3 Kiev there was an accident with the participation of judges of the Kyiv-Sviatoshynsky district court Dmitry Usatova, reported dtp.kiev.ua.
On the evening of 27 December 2017 on the street vassilkovskaya in Kiev the driver of the SUV Land Rover Freelander hit a man in the crosswalk, the victim died. According to the two sources of «Gromadsky», the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine, the driver of the SUV – the judge of the Vasilkovsky Interdistrict court of Kyiv region Sergey Kornienko.
The Council of judges of Ukraine said that the car driving in an alcohol intoxication denigrates the title of judge 12.01.2018