Head of Anti-Corruption Prosecutor, Viorel Morari provided in a press briefing today some details of the operation on retention of judges.
According to him, searches were carried out in several courts in the country, but also in the homes of judges. Morari said that 20 people were targeted: 16 judges and 4 executors of whom were detained 15 judges and three bailiffs.
Neither in the briefing were offered details on the identities of those detained, the chief prosecutor, noting that the prosecution could continue tomorrow.
Also Morari confirmed that the prosecution was initiated with the consent of the Superior Council of Magistracy.
More details about this, could be offered tomorrow.
According to judicial sources of editorial Deschide.md, handcuffed judges are:
Stefan Nita - Judge at the Court of Appeal
Garri Bivol - Centre District Court Judge
Iurie Turcan - Former magistrate of Court Rīşcani
Liliana Andriaş - Centre Court
Iurie Hârbu - Telenesti Court
Sergei Popovici - President of Courthouse Comrat
Ghenadie Barnaz - Rascani District Court Magistrate
Valeriu Gasca - Rascani District Court Judge
Sergei Gubenсo - Comrat Court
Sergei Lebediuc - Military Court
Mihai Moraru - Ungheni Court
Aurica Us - Former Magistrate of Economic Court
George Marchitan - Căuşeni District Court Magistrate
Gheorghe Gorun - Former judge of the Rascani District Court of the capital
Igor Vornicescu - was detained in Chisinau International Airport, where he was trying to flee abroad, and Victor Orândaş - who is also in the file, but his arrest was not possible because he is not in the country.
NAC press officer, Angela Starinschi communicated that the detainees are in the NAC insulator.