Ildar Dadin’s spouse detained at exit from Constitutional court of RF
Anastasia Zotova reported on her detention in Twitter.
Wife of activist Ildar Dadin, Russia's first convict under article about numerous violations of an order of the organization or holding meetings, Anastasia Zotova was detained by law enforcement authorities literally on the steps of the building of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation.
As Zotova wrote on her Twitter, together with her, journalist Aleksander Ageev, the employee of Sota.Vision, and activist Sergey Aynbinder were detained. All three left the building after the meeting on consideration of the claim of Dadin.
According to her, law enforcement agencies explained detention with crossing of the road in wrong place. All detainees were brought to the 1st police station on the Admiralteisky district of the city.
Detention of the spouse of Dadin was also confirmed to the FlashNord agency by the representative of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in St. Petersburg: “Zotova is detained for road traffic offense - she crossed the road in wrong place”.
Later, Zotova reported that together with her companions she was released without charges.
The Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation on January 24 considered the claim of activist Ildar Dadin to article 212.1 Criminal Code of the Russian Federation prescribing custodial sanction for numerous violations of an order of the organization or holding meetings or pickets.