The Main Investigative Department of the IC of Russia for Saint Petersburg filed criminal charges against a traffic officer, 34, of the Road Patrol Service, Main Directorate for Traffic Safety, Office of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for Vasileostrovsky district in Saint Petersburg, suspected of a crime set forth in Clause “c”, Part 3, Article 286 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (abuse of office).
According to the investigators, on the night of 31 January 2022, the suspect had a fight with a homicide detective in the police station and caused her a closed shoulder fracture, thus abusing his official powers. The suspect is detained, as the investigators are considering a measure of restraint and lodging of charges.
Chairman of the IC of Russia ordered A.D. Golombievsky, Acting Head of the Main Investigative Department of the IC of Russia for Saint Petersburg, to report on circumstances of the case. The progress of fulfilling the orders is monitored by the Central Office of the IC.