Moscow: native of Dagestan attacks Tver deputy with pistol

Moscow: native of Dagestan attacks Tver deputy with pistol

A taxi driver knocked out the windows on deputy Andrey Simonov’s car with a pistol.

In Moscow, the taxi driver, who attacked deputy of the Dyatkovo rural settlement of the Tver region, Andrey Simonov, has been detained, Komsomolskaya Pravda reports. 

The conflict between the taxi driver and the deputy occurred on Minskaya Street in Moscow in February 2019. The men had a verbal skirmish, after which the taxi driver took out a pistol and knocked out several windows on Simonov’s Ford. 

The attacker disappeared, and the deputy called the police. A criminal case under Hooliganism (Art. 213 of the Russian Criminal Code) was initiated into the incident. Simonov memorized the brand and the license plate of the attacker's car. 

In July, the attacker was detained. He turned out to be a native of Dagestan. At the moment, law enforcers are questioning him.

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