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Moldovan parliamentary committee to consider kidnapping of former Ukrainian judge

13:25 | 09.04.2021 Category: Political

Chisinau, 9 April /MOLDPRES/- Today MPs set up a commission to investigate circumstances of the alleged kidnapping of former Ukrainian judge Mykola Chaus.

The Commission will include nine members, MPs of all parliamentary factions. The position of head will be held by Vasile-Andrei Năstase, Adrian Lebedinschi will be deputy head and Grigore Novac - secretary. The commission will also include lawmakers Alexandru Jizdan, Vladimir Cebotari, Grigore Repeșciuc, Vadim Fotescu, Oazu Nantoi, Fiodor Gagauz.

The legislative initiative belongs to a group of MPs of the PSRM faction, who claim that one of the objectives of the commission of inquiry will be to collaborate with the state institutions whose competence is related to solving such situations. Also, the commission will submit proposals for an efficient and rapid elucidation of the circumstances, in order not to admit the serious violation of human rights and the criminal legislation of the Republic of Moldova.

Another significant task of the commission would be to propose amendments to the normative acts, which would be applied in order not to admit analogous cases.

Former Ukrainian judge Mykola Chaus, whose application for political asylum was examined by the courts of the Republic of Moldova on 3 April 2021 was kidnapped by a group of armed people in central Chisinau.

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