Chairman of the IC of Russia Monitors Investigation into Attack on Policeman in St. Petersburg

Investigative authorities of the Main Investigative Department of the IC of Russia for St. Petersburg initiated a criminal case against a 29-year-old local resident on a possible crime under Part 1 of Article 318 of the Criminal Code (use of violence against a person in public authority).

According to the investigators, on March 6, 2022, during an unauthorized rally in the Admiralteysky district of the city, a local resident born in 1992, while actively resisting arrest, struck at least two blows with his hand to a police officer who was in the discharge of official duties to ensure public order and public safety.

Currently, all the circumstances of the incident are being established, the suspect has been detained and pleaded guilty to what he did.

The Chairman of the IC of Russia has ordered the Central Office to monitor the progress of the criminal case investigation.