The majority of those detained during protests on inauguration day the U.S. President will be charged with participation in mass riots, which is a criminal offense. This was stated by the U.S. attorney’s office, reports CBS News.
According to rough estimates, was arrested about 230 people, all of them released without bail, with the obligation to appear in court in February, when the start of the proceedings in these cases. According to interlocutors of the channel, the participation in mass riots provides for a maximum penalty of imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years and a fine of 250 thousand dollars.
At the same time, one meeting by the detainees during the protests already took place on January 21. The Supreme court considered the case of ten people. The lawyer of the accused has not recognized their guilt, and the meeting, according to the channel, concluded that the judge “let all [the detainees] to freedom provided that they are re-arrested in Colombia (administrative district of the USA — approx. “Of the tape.ru”)”.
On January 20 in Washington, the inauguration of Donald trump. On the same day throughout the country held protests, which, according to “Interfax”, was attended by about one million people. The mass demonstration was held in Washington, attended by 597 thousand people.