Judge of the Urus-Martan and Grozny city district courts Supyan Yandarov and Sindi Khusainov written statement on voluntary resignation after criticism of the acting head of Chechnya Ramzan Kadyrov, reports “Kommersant”, citing its sources. The publication does not exclude that their posts will leave and the Chairman of the Supreme court of the Republic of Magomed Karataev and his Deputy Tagil Murdalov.
According to the newspaper, androw Khusainov and written statements may 5 immediately after the meeting, which Kadyrov held with judges of the Republic. The next day in Grozny there has passed extraordinary session of the qualification Collegium of judges, which decided to terminate the powers of the two judges, the newspaper writes.
According to unconfirmed reports “Kommersant”, Murdalov has already sent a letter of resignation to the High qualification Board of judges (vkks). On the eve of the chief of staff of the Vienna Convention Andrey Mishin not confirmed this information, but also have not denied it. “We have nothing to say”, he said. In turn, the Chairman of the Supreme court of the Republic, according to the newspaper, hopes to keep his job. Version Karatayev, Kadyrov was misled by his subordinates, but he himself soon all will understand — about it spoke yesterday.
Earlier in conversation with “Russian news service” (part of the project Life) Karataev expressed hope that the acting head of the Republic will change their opinion when “the truth will be revealed”. “He [Ramzan Kadyrov] heartily expressed their emotions, let’s hope that the truth will be revealed when he will change his opinion. I do not guess, and sure, it’s an order, certain people are working to discredit the leadership of the Supreme court,” said Karataev.
Later Life the newspaper reported that in his possession were two of resignation: one from the President of the Supreme court of Chechnya Karatayev, the other judges of the Grozny district court Khusainova.
In the Supreme court of Russia to intervene in the situation until they started that, according to “Kommersant”, due to the absence of references to any of the judiciary of the Republic. Also in the Supreme court of Russia has not received the request from Kadyrov or his representatives.
May 5, Kadyrov has published in his Instagram a statement in which called on the President of the Supreme court of the Republic and three judges to resign. He explained that, in his opinion, “if they have a concept of honor and professional ethics”, they should “write a statement and voluntarily leave his post”.
Kadyrov said that he had addressed such a proposal to the judges during a meeting with members of the Supreme court and Federal district judges, which were given the examples related to the tightening of terms of consideration of criminal cases on the merits”. Took place and “an egregious example, when located in the Federal wanted list member of illegal armed groups court decision declared “missing persons”, said Kadyrov.
On Friday, the Chairman of the Council on human rights under the Russian President Mikhail Fedotov called on the acting head of Chechnya to be careful in his statements against judges. “For us it is very important to protect the judicial independence of the Corporation. Ramzan Akhmatovich of very great authority in the Republic, his opinion is there is very important. I think it needs to be very careful in her words. In the first place, in respect of judges”, — he said.
By law, the decision on termination of powers of judges adopts the qualification Board of judges. For termination status at his own request, the judge must apply personally to the qualification Collegium of judges (vkks). To stop his powers against his wishes, the law allows only in the framework of disciplinary proceedings.