The Ombudsman commented on reports about the exercises in Ukhta to disperse rallies
MOSCOW, may 7 — RIA Novosti. Commissioner for students ‘ rights, Artyom Khromov has told RIA Novosti that will verify the information on the involvement of students in exercises to disperse rallies; if the data is confirmed, the College shall be dismissed, and the investigation involved law enforcement agencies, according to the Ombudsman.
Earlier in mass media it was reported that students of Ukhta mining and petroleum College in Komi allegedly forced to participate in the training of the police to disperse the demonstrators.
According to Khromov, the video posted on social networks shows that students gave posters and offered to shout anti-government slogans, then the police produce a “sweep”, holding parties staged action.
“I’m investigating this event, which really happened, in my opinion. If College students really took off with the steam and forced to play the role of protesters, the leadership of the institution… shall immediately be dismissed with the wolf ticket”, — said Khromov.
In his opinion, if it is confirmed information that students deception brought on the crowd and used real force against them, the investigation of this history must deal with law enforcement.
“It is important to investigate the incident so that such shameful events continue to be never ever carried out”, — said the Ombudsman.