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 Korban case: request for recusal of Judge Chaus not considered, hearing continues

Judge Oksana Birsa left without consideration the request of UKROP party leader Hennadii Korban about recusal of Judge Mykola Chaus, who is considering the case of changing the politician's preventing measure from home arrest to detention.

As reported by Censor.NET, this was announced by Interfax-Ukraine.

At the moment, the court hearing regarding the change of preventive measure for Hennadii Korban is led by Judge Chaus.

As reported, the court hearing regarding the change of preventive measure for Hennadii Korban started at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 27. The hearing led by Judge Chaus saw several short breaks during the day Sunday.

Read more: Judge resolved to deliver Korban to court by 3 p.m. session

During the hearing, several clashes between law enforcers and supporters of Korban took place. Besides, doctors were called in to check the politician's health condition.

As a result, the defense filed for recusal of Judge Chaus late evening on Sunday. The judge has accepted the motion of his recusal and automatically transferred the case to another judge, who is now to consider the matter.

After this, Judge Chaus left the room; his recusal was being considered by Judge Birsa.
 
 
 
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