Krylia Sovetov FC footballer stripped of driving license for 1.5 year for drink driving

Krylia Sovetov FC footballer stripped of driving license for 1.5 year for drink driving
Evgeny Bashkirov

Evgeny Bashkirov has also paid a 30 thousand rubles ($450) fine.

PFC Krylia Sovetov Samara's midfielder Evgeny Bashkirov has been stripped of his driving license for 1.5 year for drink driving and sentenced to pay a fine of 30 thousand rubles ($450). The sentence has been delivered by a magistrate judge of the 129 division in St.Petersburg (the case was being considered at the place of registration of residence of the football player).

The CrimeRussia had earlier reported Evgeny Bashkirov had been detained at the wheel of a rental car in a state of intoxication. Alcohol in exhaled air was 3 times beyond permissible. At the time of detention, Bashkirov’s behaviour was humble and modest. Later, the footballer apologized to Samara's FC fans. Executives of PFC Krylia Sovetov Samara did not terminate the defensive midfielder’s deal following the embarrassing incident.

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