Suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, a resident of St. Petersburg was the owner of a driving permit that allows you to operate vehicles 11 categories, including buses and trucks. About it reports a press-service of the local Prosecutor’s office.
The man suspected in drug trafficking. His mental illness revealed during a forensic psychiatric examination. After diagnosis, the Prosecutor’s office asked the court to revoke his driver’s license. 20 Oct smolninskiy district court of St. Petersburg granted the request of the Department.
In the Russian list of medical contraindications to management vehicle include, in particular, schizophrenia, schizotypal and delusional disorders. The Prosecutor’s office statement did not specify how the Kremlin was able to gain access to control 11 types of vehicles.
In December last year, Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets has offered the Ministry of health to create a unified register of persons suffering from mental illness. In her opinion, this measure would facilitate the procedure of obtaining Russian certificates for driver’s licenses, weapons and employment.