Upon Instruction of the Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia the Police Officer from Novosibirsk Region that Stopped Perpetrators Was Released

The Main Investigative Department continues investigation of circumstances of the incident that occurred in Moshkovsky District of Novosibirsk Region, entailing death of a man that was stopped by police officers for check of documents.

Today, upon instruction of the Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia, the investigator changed the preventive measure for him, choosing travel and behavior restrictions.

To remind, according to investigation, on May 28 on Sibir highway two traffic police officers started chasing a car with tinted windows, drivers of which didn’t obey their order to pull over. The car was stopped in the area of Moshkovo with three men in its cabin. In order to check his documents, the policemen demanded one of them to go to the police car and after his refusal started to escort him to the police car holding him by his arms. The man tried to obstruct the legal actions of the officers and to pull out, using physical force and insulting the officers. After that the second man hit the policemen, insulting them.

At present the two persons suspected of violence against law enforcement officers are detained. The Investigation is intended to file a motion for choosing placement into custody as a preventive measure for them.


Official spokesperson for the Investigative Committee of Russia S. Petrenko