The Prosecutor’s Office of Chechnya published on February 13 and soon removed the information about the initiation of a criminal case against videobloger Ilya Davydov, better known as Ilya Maddison. The Medusa drew attention to this .
According to the prosecutor’s office, on her initiative, the Investigative Committee started a criminal case under part 1 of Article 282 of the Criminal Code. The text of the press release is saved in the aggregator.
After the communication about the initiation of the case was removed from the Prosecutor’s Office’s website, a record about this was available on the supervisory authority’s tweet. By the time the note was written, the tweet record was also deleted.
The prosecutor’s office in Chechnya refused to give an operative comment and hung up.
February 8, Ilya Maddison for the first time after the scandal went through his Twitch channel. He said that in the near future he will not be able to conduct live broadcasts, and he also asked fans not to renew the paid subscription.
The prosecutor’s office initiated a criminal case and sent materials to the Investigative Committee on February 4. The reason for this was a joke about the Koran, voiced by Maddison in one of his stand-speeches.
In mid-January, the video blogger was massively harassed online due to a statement in the video. A friend of Maddison, who wished to remain anonymous, said that the video blogger left the country after “unknown people were breaking in the door to his parents”.