Opposition Maltsev arrested in the case about the use of violence against a representative of authorities
As the press-Secretary of the movement “Russian March” Denis Romanov, in addition to Vyacheslav Maltsev in Moscow had been detained the co-Chairman of the nationalist party Ivan Beletsky.
MOSCOW, April 13. /TASS/. Detention in the Saratov opposition leader Vyacheslav Maltsev is connected with investigation of criminal case about the use of violence against a representative of authorities during an unsanctioned rally in Moscow on March 26. About this TASS said a source familiar with the situation.
Detention Maltsev and his associates 13/04/2017 https://t.co/wJbOo1RGwQ #opposition #opposition #Vyacheslavmakeyev
— Dainis Bushmanis (@DainisBushmanis) 13 APR 2017.
“Maltsev arrested in a criminal case, which was filed under part 2 of article 318 of the criminal code (“violence against a representative of power”) after the unsanctioned rally on 26 March on Tverskaya street in Moscow”, — said the Agency interlocutor, noting that it is in connection with the investigation of this case in the apartment Maltsev was raided.
The Basmanny court of Moscow TASS confirmed that on April 11 granted the petition of the investigation about the carrying out a search in the apartment Maltsev. As reported TASS the press-Secretary of the movement “Russian March” Denis Romanov, in addition Maltseva in Moscow had been detained the co-Chairman of the nationalist party Ivan Beletsky.
TASS does not yet have official comments of law enforcement bodies.
On 26 March during an unsanctioned opposition rally in Moscow severe traumatic brain injured a police officer. Russia’s investigative Committee opened a criminal case under three articles of the criminal code: article 213 (“Hooliganism”), article 317 (“the Encroachment on life of the employee of law enforcement body”) and article 318 (“violence against a representative of power”).
According to the Department of regional security of Moscow, on 26 March during an unsanctioned rally in the capital was detained more than 600 people. Earlier, the organizers of the meeting refused the offer of the Moscow authorities to hold a March in a Park in the Sokolniki or, in the Maryino district. In the end, the opposition organization held its rally in Central Moscow. The Moscow government it was not agreed to.