The leadership of the faction “United Russia” recommended the authors to withdraw the bill to expand police powers, allowing the use by law enforcement officers of firearms in the crowd. On Wednesday, April 12, write “Vedomosti”.
“This bill was not discussed at the expert Council and in the fraction; the initiative is serious, and we recommended to withdraw it in order to hold a discussion in the faction”, — said the Secretary of General Council of United Russia, Deputy speaker of the state Duma Sergey Neverov.
Earlier Wednesday, press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov has found it difficult to comment to reporters this document.
The bill was submitted to the lower house of Parliament deputies-United Russia Vasily by Piscarium and Ernest Valeev April 11. They propose to amend the Federal law “On police” amendment granting the police the right to use firearms in the crowd to prevent a terrorist attack and reflections group attack on the authorities.
The document establishes a presumption of credibility as a police officer, acting on behalf of the state “on the grounds and in the manner provided by law,” reads the explanatory note.