In the Duma propose to put a telephone terrorists for ten years
The state Duma has prepared amendments to toughen penalties for false calls about bombs, told RBC in the lower house. The deputies want to punish the phone terrorists by imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years.
A group of deputies headed by Chairman of the Committee on security and combating corruption Vasily by Piscarium (“United Russia”) has prepared and will soon submit to the Duma amendments to the criminal code toughening the punishment for telephone terrorists. This was told RBC source in the lower house and confirmed that he Piskarev.
In the current article of the criminal code “false report about an act of terrorism” punishable by a fine up to 200 thousand rubles, correctional labor or deprivation of liberty for a term up to three years, and the occurrence of serious consequences — up to five years.
The deputies proposed to Supplement article with new parts, including the punishment of a crime committed by an organized group of persons, a source told RBC. “The sanction for such acts for the group telephone terrorist can be from five to ten years of imprisonment”, — he said.
Now the amendments are “final approval”, said Vasily Piskarev. According to him, the document was prepared by the Committee on safety together with security officials and experts. “This measure is necessary. From the actions of phone terrorists throughout the country have affected millions of Russians who suffered the losses of the company, and it is obvious that these calls — not a childish prank, but a crime which should be appropriately punished,” — said the MP.
The deputies also discussed raising the fine for false reports of terrorist attacks from 200 thousand to 500 thousand rubles, told RBC a source in the Committee for security and combating corruption. And criminal liability on already existing parts proposed to increase from three to five years, and in the case of serious consequences — from five to seven years.