"I don’t know why, but the court chairman decided that he could come to my office and talk ‘like normal people’ as he put it and agree on having a criminal case [against the two judges] closed," said Kholodnytsky.
During the transfer of the first part of the bribe worth $50,000 the judges were detained by operatives of the Security Service of Ukraine.
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Both judges have been taken into custody while Nazar Kholodnytsky is ready to testify as a witness in the case.