Ukrainian judge who received a UAH500,000 bribe opens fire, escapes arrest
Director of the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) Artem Sytnyk has told President Petro Poroshenko about a failed attempt by NABU detectives to catch a judge who took a bribe and opened fire amid detention, the Ukrainian president's press secretary Sviatoslav Tseholko said.
"The NABU director told the president about a special operation to apprehend a judge who received a UAH500,000 bribe. The judge opened fire from a firearm and, using his immunity, fled," Tseholko wrote on his Facebook page on Tuesday.
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Poroshenko has already instructed the Security Service of Ukraine to take all measures to apprehend the judge.