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 PGO served notice of suspicion to Head of the Court of Appeal of Kyiv Chernushenko. Shokin appeals to Parliament to authorize his arrest

Prosecutor General's Office has served notice of suspicion to Head of the Court of Appeal of Kyiv Anton Chernushenko of committing felony crime.

Censor.NET informs citing the press service of the Prosecutor General's Office.

According to the report, Chernushenko has been served notice of suspicion of committing the criminal offense under Part 2 of the Article 376-1 (unlawful interference into functioning of automated workflow system of the court) and Part 2 of the Article 375 (barratry) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.

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In addition, Prosecutor General Viktor Shokin initiated dismissal of the head of the Court of Appeal by the High Qualification Commission of Judges of Ukraine. Shokin also filed a motion to the Verkhovna Rada with a request of the consent to the detention and arrest of judge Chernushenko.

According to the Prosecutor General's Office, if Chernushenko's guilt is proved, he will face up to 8 years in prison.

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