Alexander Kokorin’s brother and two footballers’ friends detained
The research established three new participants in the incident in a cafe on Arbat, and the investigation is ongoing.
Within the criminal case against footballers Pavel Mamayev and Alexander Kokorin, three more participants were identified. Among them, there is the brother of Kirill Kokorin. He is detained under Article 91 of the Criminal Code, 112 Telegram channel reports.
Investigative actions are being carried out against the other detainees.
As The CrimeRussia has previously written, the younger brother of the footballer also participated in the fights. According to KP with reference to injured official Denis Pak’s lawyer Gennady Udunyan, he beat the employee of the Ministry of Justice and Labor.
Also, it is known that Kokorin Jr. was expelled from the university for academic failure and forgery of documents. Also, since the beginning of 2018, Kirill violated the traffic rules 60 times, including speeding.
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