Former REN TV host fired at hobo
The journalist is arrested until the court will choose a measure of restraint.
Journalist and former host of the Honest Repair program Alexey Samsonov was detained for attacking a man in the southeast Moscow, reports the MSKagency referring to a source in law enforcement agencies.
The press service of the Moscow police confirmed the incident without specifying the name of the suspect. The department told that on the night of August 15 the police found a hobo, 41, with a head injury, a fracture of the frontal bone, a lot of wounds to the frontal area, chest, and abdomen on the Entuziastov Highway. The victim was taken to the hospital, and the suspect was detained not far from the scene of the incident.
The source added that the suspect is 44-year-old Muscovite Alexey Samsonov that hosted REN TV channel Honest Repair program. After leaving television for a while, he led the SamsonV channel on YouTube; he has 1.3 thousand subscribers. The man was convicted of a crime; a criminal case was initiated against him, the measure of restraint has not yet been elected, the agency's interlocutor added.
In 2003, the killer and his accomplice shot mob Merab Tabagua and the shot callers Alexey Kryukov and Ivan Zankevich from the Kalashnikov rifle near the Apelsin cafe in the Sovetsky district of Bryansk.