Golden youth racing on Gelandewagen with police denies any wrongdoing

Golden youth racing on Gelandewagen with police denies any wrongdoing
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Involved in the case claimed that the race with a hard violation of traffic rules and ignoring police orders to stop did not endanger the life of police officers.

The Gagarinsky court of Moscow began its consideration of a sensational case about race of golden youth on Gelandewagen with the police in the spring of 2016. In the dock there were the son of the Vice-President of LUKOIL Ruslan Shamsuarov, nowhere working and studying 22-year-old Abduvahob Madjidov, 25-year-old Viktor Uskov. Victims were found three policemen - inspectors of the traffic police Alexey Gulyaev, Pavel Bannikov and Alexander Konchakov, who pursued the perpetrators.

The investigation regarded few turns through two solid lines and traffic violations as a threat against the police officers (Article 318 of the Criminal Code), and insults to law enforcement officers, which sounded during the chase and broadcasted to Periscope, the investigation qualified under Article 319 of the Criminal Code. This was reported by RBC.

"The very race represented the danger toour lives, - told to the court one of the traffic police. - The road was wet, great speed - reached 200-250 kilometers per hour, and our and their cars were thrown to the road. It was the moment when they turned over the lawn, and we almost collided."

According to him, riders were caught by several crews of traffic police, they harassed and partitioned the way for them.

After the announcement of the indictment, the judge gave the word to the accused. All three said that they did not deny the event itself, but did not  recognize the guilt in the form of the formulated accusation.

"No, I did not express threats of violence,” - said Shamsuarov. He also said that he was sorry about what had happened. Earlier, Shamsuarov also apologized for the incident on his Facebook page, explaining his behavior with high spirits after a visit of the club.

Uskov also did not deny that he was in the car, but threats to the life of the policemen did not come from him. Madzhiev, in turn, argued even though he was driving, he did not abused the traffic police and did not create threats to the life of employees.

Note that on the eve it was appeared information in the media that the policeman, investigated the case, resigned from the authorities. According to sources, the Lt. Col. Sergey Povliva is suspected of taking bribes from the participant of the race Mara Baghdasaryan (avoided criminal prosecution).



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