Kokorin and Mamaev repent and ready to apologize for incident
The lawyer for the football players promised that his clients would make an official statement.
Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev repent and are ready to apologize to the officials and driver the attacked, said the lawyer for the football players Umalat Saygitov. According to him, the defendants will make an official statement. He added that Kokorin has the status of a witness in the criminal case. Earlier, the MIA representative said that Mamaev was a person of interest and was placed to a temporary detention center for 48 hours.
It is to be recalled that the police summoned Kokorin and Mamaev for questioning over the fight they started in a Moscow cafe, as a result of which a Trade Ministry employee Denis Pak was injured. Before that, the players beat the driver of TV host Olga Ushakova. Kokorin arrived for the interrogation with a delay. His lawyer previously represented the right hand of the Tsapoks gang leader.
The cadets have been found guilty of an Attempt at Murder by a Group of Persons by Previous Concert and for Mercenary Reasons (part 3 of Art. 30, part 2 of Art. 105 of the Russian Criminal Code). They do not plead guilty.