Moscow metro driver beaten by Omsk police chief still in hospital
Sergei Goev was diagnosed with a bruised head wound.
A Moscow metro driver, Sergei Goev, who was beaten in the evening of July 10 by Alexey Merkushov, head of the Omsk Interior Ministry, is still in the hospital, Channel 12 reports. The man was diagnosed with a contused head wound, a closed head injury and concussion of the brain.
Merkushov arrived in Moscow for advanced training at the Academy of Management of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia. He was expelled after the fight, and the head of the Ministry of Internal Affairs in the Omsk region, Leonid Kolomiets, initiated a service check against him.
The fight took place at the metro station Kashirskaya. Goev was on a train as a passenger that night. According to witnesses, both parties to the conflict were drunk. Merkushov was diagnosed with a bruise of the soft tissues of the face.
Earlier it was reported that the materials on the fight were sent to the special department for investigating crimes at sensitive sites and the Moscow metro.