Defendant cuts his throat in court’s WC during hearing break

Defendant cuts his throat in court’s WC during hearing  break

The man is accused of theft and extortion of drugs.

The defendant cut his throat in a WC of Solntsevo district court in Moscow, Moskva news agency reports with reference to a source.

As the interlocutor of the agency told, the incident occurred during a break at a hearing at which the question of arrest extension to the defendant was considered. The man said that he needed to visit a toilet. After field investigators accompanied the defendant to the bathroom and left him there, he tried to cut his throat. As a result, the victim was hospitalized.

The source added that the man is accused under part 3 of Article 229 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (Embezzlement or Extortion of drugs).

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