Judicial Protection Service of Ukraine (JPS) drew a conclusion on the forbidden confiscated tools being brought to the judicial authorities by the Ukrainians. From the beginning of the year their number exceeds 8, 000 items.
“The citizens of Ukraine are still neglecting set rules and come to the judicial power authorities with thing strictly forbidden to be brought. So, this January the visitors of judicial authorities and establishments tried to retain 8,250 forbidden tools. It is 2,000 things fewer than last year rate. Such decrease is explained with a number of holidays and days off in January, when judicial offices did not work”, – informs the Judicial Protection Service’s press centre.
For almost half a year the leaders of this disapproval rating are Kyiv and Kyiv region (894 articles), Kharkiv region (2, 243 articles), Dnipro region (1, 941 articles), Odesa region (471 articles) and Zaporizhzhya region (458 articles).
The citizens of Ukraine tried to get to judicial settings most frequently with knives – 2, 756 items, cartridges – 2, 533 items, tear gas spray containers – 1, 622 items, cartridge-releasing devices, equipped with rubber bullets – 469 items. In addition, in January court guard averted carrying 45 items of electroshock weapons, 21 items of pneumatic and gas weapons, 19 items of firearms and 48 items of non-lethal weapons in the courts of justice. There were detected attempts of carrying fireworks, metal and wooden sticks and bats, scissors, screwdrivers etc.
“Ivano-Frankivsk, Chernivtsi and Volyn’ regions turned out to be the most law-abiding areas in the rating. Thereby, in Precarpathian (Ivano-Frankivsk) region there were registered no attempts to carry forbidden weapons to judicial institutions and authorities, while in Bukovina (Chernivtsi region)– 15, and in Volyn’ region – 17”, – says the report.
Translated by Anna Vent