The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia instructs to launch a probe into a car colliding with traffic police officers in St. Petersburg

On December 16, 2021 in St. Petersburg, traffic police officers stopped a driver, born in 1989, who violated the rules and then refused to comply with legal demands and tried to flee. As he began to move, he allowed his car to collide with the policemen The intruder was detained.

The Investigative Committee of Russia has repeatedly stated that no one is allowed to resist in response to lawful actions of law enforcement officers in the performance of their official duties.

The Chairman of the Investigative Committee of Russia instructed the acting head of the St. Petersburg Main Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia A. Golombievsky to immediately initiate criminal proceedings against the driver. His actions will be legally evaluated to the fullest extent of the law.

Investigative bodies of IC of Russia react to every fact of assault or other unlawful actions against representatives of the authorities, who are the guardians of law and order.


The official spokesperson for the Investigative Committee of Russia, S. Petrenko