Two more suspects held on mass riots on Bolotnaya Ploshchad

Main investigations Directorate of Russia’s Investigative Committee continues investigating a criminal case over amass riots and violence against representatives of authority on 6 May 2012 on Bolotnaya Ploshchad.

During search and investigation operations the identities and whereabouts of two more active participants of mass riots have been established – Nikolai Kavkazsky and Alexey Polikhovich. They are apprehended and in the near future investigators are planning to charge them with participation in mass riots (part 2 of article 212 of RF Criminal Code), and petition about their arrest. Investigators searched flats of the suspects and seized computers and clothes which, investigators believe, they were wearing to the incident scene.

In addition, work is under way to identify and apprehend other participants of mass riots on Bolotnaya Ploshchad. Investigators have given appropriate instruction to divisions of internal affairs bodies. Investigation is to be continued.