Investigative Committee: Bryansk Deputy who beaten up and shot fishermen to face trial
An official in the Bryansk region is accused of beating two people and threatening death.
ICR investigative bodies in the Bryansk region have brought a charge against the Deputy of the Council of People's Deputies in the Kletnyansky District Sergey Kortelev. The official is accused of Intentional Infliction of Light Injury committed using weapons (item (c), part 2 of Art. 115 of the Russian Criminal Code) and Threat of Murder (part 1 of Art. 119 of the Russian Criminal Code).
During the investigation, law enforcement officers found that on the evening of April 19 this year, Sergey Kortelev went fishing on his plot with an artificial pond located near the Smetkovshchina village, Kletnyansky district. There were two other fishermen at the pond. When tried to escape, the officer fired several shots in their direction with a hunting rifle loaded with shot cartridge. Then he caught up with the fishermen and began beating them with his hands and rifle butt while shouting death threats and firing shots. As a result of the brawl, apart from the injuries sustained during the fight, one of the fishermen was injured – according to doctors, he has a non-penetrating gunshot wound to the head.
As part of the investigation, law enforcement officers have seized the official's property.
The investigation of this criminal case is currently in its final stage. After the defense becomes familiar with the case materials, the case will be submitted for confirmation of the indictment, and then referred to the court for further consideration on the merits.
The ICR has reported on solving the murder of Ilya Pichko, who had been due to testify in the high-profile case of smuggling at the hearing on December 18. The search for the head of Yugo-Vostochnaya Torgovaya Kompaniya began after he failed to appear at the hearing scheduled for December 11.