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 Judge Volkova, who released former Berkut commander Sadovnyk from custody, suspended from office for two months

The High Judicial Qualifications Commission of Ukraine suspended Judge of the Pechersk district court in Kyiv Svitlana Volkova from her post for two months.

Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

The High Judicial Qualifications Commission of Ukraine considered the motion filed by the Prosecutor General's Office on suspension of judges from the office to bring them to criminal responsibility at the meeting on June 14.

In particular, Judge Volkova accused of unlawful release of former Berkut commander Dmytro Sadovnyk from custody was suspended for two months.

Judge of the Olevsk district court in the Zhytomyr region Viktor Voloshchuk suspected of corruption was also suspended for two months.

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It should be reminded that the High Council of Justice of Ukraine approved the dismissal of Judge Volkova for oath breaking in April 2016.

The Shevchenko district court of Kyiv started hearing the case initiated against her in March.

The judge is accused of taking a decision in late September 2014 on release from custody of Berkut soldier Sadovnyk, suspected of slaying 48 Euromaidan activists.

Former commander of Berkut Company fled Oct. 3, 2014.

Read more: Five Berkut officers accused of murdering 48 Maidan protesters plead not guilty
 
 
 
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