Source A participant in the accident believes that he is being persecuted for his integrity. The investigation of the criminal case against the judge of the Kolosovsky District Court of the Omsk Region Vladislav Kuminov has been completed. According to investigators, in December 2019, a judge in his Honda car allegedly knocked down two men crossing the road on a zebra, one of them was seriously injured. The judge, whose powers have been suspended, claims that the victim crossed the road in the wrong place, and states that he is being persecuted for his integrity in the consideration of the corruption case. in relation to the judge of the Kolosovsky District Court Vladislav Kuminov, who is accused of violating traffic rules that caused grievous bodily harm (part 1 of article 264 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation, the maximum punishment is up to two years in prison).
Vyacheslav Kuminov, 42, is a graduate of the Ural State Law Academy. From 2011 to 2017, he headed the Kolosovsky District Court, which has only two judges. After this period, the man remained to work as an ordinary judge. In the future, he was repeatedly involved in the performance of the duties of the chairman of the court. “Judge Kuminov has proven himself to be a competent specialist, he is distinguished by honesty, commitment, adherence to principles, and responsibility. The performance of official duties is conscientious. Over the period of work, he proved himself as a specialist with a vast amount of knowledge, able to apply them in a specific situation, ”the judge’s official description indicates. took place on the evening of December 25, 2019 at the intersection of Lukashevich and Stepants streets in the Kirovsky district of Omsk.
According to investigators, Vladislav Kuminov, who was driving a Honda CR-V, allegedly knocked down two men crossing the road at a pedestrian crossing while making a left turn. Both left the scene of the accident on their own.
Subsequently, one of them was hospitalized with a closed craniocerebral injury and a chest injury. Doctors qualified this as a serious bodily harm.
On February 7, 2022, the High Qualifications Board of Judges (HQJC), having considered the submission of the head of the ICR, Alexander Bastrykin, agreed to initiate proceedings against Judge Kuminov. The defendant himself, whose driving experience at the time of the accident was 13 years, told his colleagues that the victim crossed the road in the wrong place. Mr. Kuminov, according to pravo.ru, does not deny the fact of the accident, but believes that he was not responsible for it. According to him, the men were drunk, and the collision happened outside the pedestrian crossing. Injuries, he does not exclude, the victim could get later.
Vladislav Kuminov, who previously headed the Kolosovsky District Court, connected his criminal prosecution with his professional activities and the position he took when considering the corruption case. “Investigators have repeatedly asked to meet with me as the chairman of the court in order to provide a judicial perspective for the consideration of this case. I refused them and said that such non-procedural communication is impossible, ”pravo.ru reports the story of Mr. Kuminov at a meeting of the HQCC. In addition, the judge argued that on the day the submission of the TFR was considered, the statute of limitations for criminal liability had expired (under part 1 of article 264 of the Criminal Code, it is two years).
However, these explanations did not suit the board, and she deprived Vladislav Kuminov of judicial immunity.
Vladislav Kuminov filed a complaint first with the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation, then with its appellate instance, but was refused everywhere.
September 30, 2022 powers of Vladislav Kuminov were suspended. As a result of the investigation, he was charged and taken a written undertaking not to leave. The case materials were sent to the prosecutor's office of the Omsk region for approval of the indictment.