Moscow: officers of Chertanovsky police unit fought with Bureau for Internal Affairs operatives
The Lieutenant of the police resisted the officers of the Interior Ministry Bureau for Internal Affairs, who tried to take him to the investigator. Then he was joined by a colleague in the Captain's rank.
Employees of one of the capital's police departments arranged a fight with officers of the Interior Ministry Bureau for Internal Affairs (BIA), who wanted to take the policeman for interrogation.
As reported by the television channel REN TV, the conflict occurred on August 15. Near the entrance to the checkpoint of the police station Chertanovo Yuzhnoye several officers of the BIA tried to forcely bring the police investigator Lieutenant Dmitri F. for questioning to the investigator. The law-enforcer would be interrogated upon the criminal case of abuse of office where he is a witness. However, the Lieutenant did not want to testify due to he was officially on sick leave. The fight ensued after the operatives attempted to put handcuffs on a colleague. It is noteworthy that his colleague, Captain of Police Evgenia M., came to the aid of Dmitry F. The woman punched the BIA operative twice with her fist.
How the fight ended, the TV channel does not specify. However, the Investigative Committee became interested in this incident. The investigators opened a criminal case under the article of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation Use of Violence against a Representative of the Authorities. It is reported that the person involved in the case is Evgenia M. During the interrogation in the ICR, the woman tried to justify herself, saying that she did not recognize the people who were detaining her colleague in civilian form as members of the BIA.
Video: fight between policemen and BIA officers