12 more people detained in Chemodanovka murder case
Of the first three detainees, two were arrested; one waits for a medical opinion about his health for the decision-making about his arrest.
The police have detained 12 participants in the conflict in Chemodanovka, Penza region. This was reported by the official representative of the ICR Svetlana Petrenko.
Previously, 174 people were taken to the police, three men were detained, two of them were arrested. In relation to the third, a decision was made to postpone decision-making for 72 hours due to the fact that a medical opinion on his state of health is needed. These three do not deny participation in a fight.
Yesterday the governor of the Penza region Ivan Belozertsev left Chemodanovka. He arrived here to normalize the conflict between the Gypsies and local residents. Police officers, the Rosguard fighters and criminologists from Moscow remain in Chemodanovka. The Vulcan plan for the prevention of riots does not stop acting in the village.
7,521 people live in Chemodanovka now, of which 4,441 Russians, 650 Gypsies, 1,965 Mordovians, and others.
Earlier, on June 14, residents of the Penza village of Chemodanovka blocked the highway after a mass brawl with Gypsies, which occurred a day before. One of the participants in the fight was taken to the hospital with a traumatic brain injury, where he later died.