The Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia has announced a search warrant for the chairman of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Pyotr Hofmanskyi. In the wanted card of Hofmansky in the database of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, it is not indicated under which article he is wanted.
In addition, Hofmansky’s deputy Luz Del Carmen Ibañez Carranza and the judge of the International Court of Justice Bertram Schmitt were declared wanted, drew the attention of “Mediazon”.
These are not the first lawyers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs declared wanted by Russia: previously, the Ministry of Internal Affairs has already opened a search case against judges Tomoko Akane and Rosario Salvatore Aitala, as well as Prosecutor of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Karim Khan. In March, a criminal case was opened against Khan and three judges of the International Criminal Court for bringing an obviously innocent person to criminal responsibility and preparing to attack a representative of a foreign state enjoying international protection.
The victims are probably the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, and the Commissioner for the Rights of the Child in Russia, Maria Lvova-Belova. On March 17, the International Criminal Court issued warrants for their arrest. The agency suspects them of involvement in the forcible deportation of Ukrainian citizens, including children, to the territory of Russia.