For an attack on police officers, the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation provides for punishment in the form of imprisonment for up to 10 years.
A native of Chechnya, Said-Mukhammad Dzhumaev, and a 35-year-old native of Ukraine, Olga Bendas, who were detained for fighting with riot police officers at an unauthorized rally on January 23 in Moscow, pleaded guilty. This is evidenced by a video published by the Investigative Committee of Russia on its Youtube channel.
According to Dzhumaev, he was detained for resisting the police, as well as for running away.
In turn, the woman explained that she had done her act “under the influence of a general aggressive mood.” Bendas noted that she regrets and asks for forgiveness for participating in a fight with police officers. She also called on everyone to “not make such mistakes.”
The Presnensky Court of Moscow ruled to arrest Dzhumaev for a period until March 23, the press service of the court told TASS. They clarified that the young man born in 2000 is accused of committing two crimes under Article 318 of the Criminal Code of Russia.
A day earlier, two more participants in illegal street actions were detained for attacking the police, damage to property and hooliganism. One of the detainees is a well-known blogger among the youth, Tik-Tok. Both repented and apologized.