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UK initiated a case against a man who raised a policeman in the Moscow metro

He is accused of using violence against a representative of the authorities.

The Investigative Committee charged the man who raised the policeman at the Sukharevskaya metro station in Moscow. A criminal case was brought against him about the use of violence against a representative of the authorities (part 1 of Article 318 of the Criminal Code), he faces up to five years in prison.

According to investigators, on May 6, a young man “deliberately wishing to prevent lawful activities to protect public order” approached the uniformed employee, wrapped his arms around his back, “demonstratively hampering his movements,” and carried him through the lobby. The investigation intends to petition the court for home arrest.

The act of the man was on video and sold out in social networks. He comes to the policeman from the back and takes him in his arms, manages to take a few steps, after which he is approached by three other employees in uniform. A young man puts a policeman on the ground, on what the video ends. The name of the hero of the video is unknown.

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