Investigative Committee Chairman orders central office to supervise check in media reports on wrongdoings of ticket collectors against minor

Chairman of the Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin has ordered the Central Office to supervise a check in media reports on possible wrongdoings of train ticket collectors, who put off an underage girl for fare dodging.

A federal TV channel showed today a footage about ticket collectors who put off a girl from a commuter train for fare dodging near platform at kilometer marker 85 of Paveletsky lone. The Moscow Interregional Transport Office of the Investigative Committee are now checking the media report.

If the information stated in the report is confirmed, a criminal investigation will be launched at once and those guilty will be brought to justice.

Official spokesperson for the RF Investigative Committee                                                                      Svetlana Petrenko