Investigative authorities of the Investigative Department of the IC of Russia in the Republic of Mari El have initiated a criminal case against a 53-year-old man suspected of committing a crime under Part 1 of Article 318 of the Criminal Code (threat of using violence against an official in connection with performance of their official duties).
According to the investigators, on February 8, 2022, in the village of Morki, an administrative legislation inspector of the Division of the Main Directorate for Traffic Safety of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for Morkinsky District stopped a car whose driver was in a state of alcohol intoxication. The man refused to follow the police officer's lawful orders and started to move forward with acceleration. In order to prevent illegal actions and dangerous consequences, the traffic police officer grabbed the inner handle of the driver's door with his left hand and the steering wheel of the vehicle with his right hand. He managed to stop the car only after a few dozen meters. While the car was moving moved, the inspector had to slide along the snowy road surface with his feet.
The Chairman of the IC of Russia instructed Head of the ID of the IC of Russia for the Republic of Mari El A. P. Migushov to report on the investigation progress in the criminal case.