Colombian judge suspended following appearance on Zoom call half-naked and smoking in bed

A Colombian judge, known for posting racy photos to her Instagram account, has been suspended for three-months after appearing on a Virtual Zoom meeting Half-naked, smoking a cigarette in bed

A 33-second clip circulating on Social media34-year-old judge Vivian Polanía can be seen lounging in bed, appearing half-awake while taking a drag from a cigarette. At one point in the hearing, a prosecutor tells Polanía that her camera is on and she immediately turns it off as the hearing continues, local media reported.

The virtual court hearing focused on the question of whether a man should be charged in a criminal case. 2021 Car Bombing should be granted bail.

One of the solicitors on the call reported Polanía’s alleged impropriety to Colombia’s National Commission of Judicial Ethics.

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The commission said in a written ruling that Polanía’s suspension will remain in effect until February 2023, Spanish-language outlet Infobae reported.

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“It is a duty of this commission to avoid repeating the judge’s contempt for the investiture of her position and the contempt she showed with her peers in the public prosecutor’s office, the prosecution and the defense,” the commission wrote.

“We do not believe there is any reason that the judge should have presented herself in such terrible conditions when she could have prepared for a public hearing properly and with the respect due to her.”

Fox News Digital has reached to Polanía for comment.

Responding to the incident, Polanía told a local radio station she was laying in bed during the hearing because she was suffering from an anxiety attack, according to the Spanish-language outlet El Pais.

She further alleged that she’d been threatened with disciplinary proceedings in the past because of her online conduct.

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“You never know when you’re going to have an anxiety attack. She reportedly stated that she always wore her gown and that she had low blood pressure.

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