Colombian judge suspended after showing up on Zoom teleconference in semi-nude and smoking in bed

A Colombian judge known for her racy photos on her Instagram page was suspended for three months after appearing on virtual meeting on Zoom while half-naked and smoking a cigarette in bed.

In a 33-second video distributed on social media, Judge Vivian Polanyi, 34, can be seen lying in bed, looking half asleep and puffing on her cigarette. At one point in the hearing, the prosecutor informs Polania that her camera is on, and she promptly turns it off while the hearing continues, according to local media.

The virtual court hearing was centered around a debate over whether the man is accused of 2021 car explosion a deposit must be provided.

One of the lawyers involved in the conversation informed the Colombian National Commission on Judicial Ethics about the alleged wrongdoing by Polania.

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The commission said in a written ruling that Polania’s suspension would remain in place until February 2023, the Spanish-language publication reported. Infobae reported.

“It is the duty of this commission to avoid repeating the judge’s disrespect for her office and the disrespect she showed to her colleagues in the prosecution, prosecution and defense,” the commission wrote.

A Colombian judge has been disciplined in the past for her racy Instagram photos.

A Colombian judge has been disciplined in the past for her racy Instagram photos.
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“We find no excuse that the judge was placed in such deplorable conditions, where she had the comforts of her own home and all the comforts necessary to properly prepare for a public hearing and with the respect that such a hearing deserved.”

Fox News Digital has reached out to Polania for comment.

Responding to the incident, Polania told a local radio station that she was in bed during the hearing because she was suffering from a panic attack. El Pais Spanish Outlet.

She also claimed that she had been threatened with disciplinary action in the past because of her online behavior.

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“You never know when you will have a panic attack. I always wear my dress,” she reportedly said, adding that she has “low blood pressure.”