Two Kyiv court employees served with charge papers in Maidan case – PGO
The Department of Special Investigations at the Prosecutor General's Office (PGO) has served two employees of a Kyiv-based district court with charge papers on possible abuses during the Maidan events.
"Based on the evidence collected, a former head of the court administration of a Kyiv district court and his deputy on July 22 and 25, 2019, were served with charge papers in the manner prescribed by law. They are suspected of committing crime under Part 2 of Article 376-1 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, namely unlawful meddling in the automated court document management system (introducing false information in the system) when distributing cases among judges for applying preventive measures against participants of protest rallies and other citizens in January-February 2014," the PGO wrote on its website.
In February 2014, over a hundred people died, hundreds were injured during clashes between protesters and members of law-enforcement agencies downtown Kyiv. At that time, Kyiv courts illegally convicted protesters.