Deputy head of Supreme Administrative Court hospitalized with heart attack

17:19, 13 October 2008
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Driven by lawmakers from BYuT?

Mykhaylo Tsurkan, deputy head of the Supreme Administrative Court of Ukraine and chairman of the Chamber for consideration of cases connected with electoral process, has been hospitalized with a heart attack.

According to the press-service of the Supreme Administrative Court of Ukraine, “this morning a group of BYuT lawmakers (around five people) entered the cabinet of M.Tsurkan, talked with him on a higher pitch of voice, without allowing him to leave the cabinet or use telephones”.

“Later they seized Tsurkan’s mobile telephones – both official and personal ones, and left the cabinet of the court deputy head. One lawmaker remained in tthe  room and continued to block the work of M.Tsurkan”, the press-service informs.

The reasons and motives of the lawmakers’ behavior are unknown for the press-service. After the visit of the lawmakers, M.Tsurkan was taken by ambulance to hospital.

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