Court extends arrest of footballers Mamayev and Kokorin till February 8
The athletes were arrested on October 11.
The Tverskoy Court of Moscow has extended arrest of football players Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamayev until February 8, Sports.ru reports. This decision was made at the request of the investigation, as some materials in the case are yet to be collected.
During the meeting, Mamayev asked for house arrest as a measure of restraint, which he is ready to serve in Krasnodar or in the village of Shishkin Les. “I have two children and I need to be with them. My absence affects their psychological state,” the footballer said. He also added that he is ready for 5 million rubles bail.
Kokorin has partially admitted his guilt, but noted that he was not ready to answer before the court for what he had not done. “I want to answer for what I did. But not for what I am charged with. I hope for your professionalism,” said the attacker of Zenith FC. Kokorin also added that he is a “well-known person” and is not going to hide from the investigation.Kokorin and Mamayev were arrested on October 11. According to investigators, on the morning of October 8, they attacked Vitaly Solovchuk, a driver of Channel One host, near the Beijing Hotel, after which they hurt officials Denis Pak and Sergey Gaysin in a cafe nearby. Initially, a criminal case was initiated under the article “Beating” (Article 116 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). Later, an article on hooliganism by prior conspiracy was added to the charge (Part 2 of Art. 213 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). The court also arrested the brother of Alexander Kokorin, Kyrill, and the fourth participant of the fight - Alexander Protasovitsky.
Kupavnenskaya criminal group, known for a series of bloody crimes at the beginning of the decade, has been completely eliminated. The last of its active members who remained at large has been detained in Moscow.