The police brought the case because of threats to journalist for “Matilda”

The police brought the case because of threats to journalist for “Matilda”

Police have opened a criminal investigation after a journalist of publications have addressed in law enforcement bodies in connection with he received threats after the article was published in the social network.

About it “RIA Novosti” spokesman of the Ministry Irina Wolf.

The case was brought under article 119 of the criminal code of Russian Federation “Threat by murder or causing of heavy harm to health”. Maximum sanction of this article provides till five years of imprisonment. “Currently all necessary measures directed on establishment and search of the malefactor,” said the Wolf.

According to the source Agency in law enforcement, we are talking about the journalist of the Internet newspaper Ekaterina Vinokurova, who in early September asked the police because she received threats in connection with the film directed by Alexei Uchitel “Matilda”.

“In August I left two notes about the fight against radical Orthodox of the movie “Matilda” and began to receive feedback,” she said. According to Vinokurova, she received a letter which stated that she “knowingly compromised national authorities”. The journalist told. after she posted this letter to Facebook, she wrote a personal message with a threat to hit in the side with a screwdriver. The author of this message to the friends in the social network are football fans, including from the group of “Phratry”, she said.