Mother of ‘drunk boy’ complains of threats against her second child

Mother of ‘drunk boy’ complains of threats against her second child
Elena Antipova Photo: Channel One

An unknown man has asked her to “dismiss the case” and said that otherwise her other child might get hurt.

During the session of the Schelkovsky City Court, the mother of ‘drunk boy’ Alesha Shimko, who was run over in the Moscow region’s Balashikha in spring of 2017, Elena Antipova reported on receiving threats against her second child, REN TV reports.

According to the woman, November 2, an unknown man contacted her, asking to “dismiss the case,” and said that otherwise her other child might get hurt. Antipova said that she intended to see it through, although the family had been ready for a peaceful solution to the conflict. The woman also noted that various sources continued to talk trash about her family without providing an apology.

Six-year-old Alesha Shimko was run over by Olga Alisova’s car outside his house in Balashikha. Forensic expert Mikhail Kleymenov found 2.7 per mille alcohol in the blood of the child. His conclusion caused a nation-wide public outcry. After media drew attention to th etragedy, a criminal case was initiated. Alisova was found guilty and sentenced to three years’ imprisonment in a colony settlement, as well as 2.5-million-ruble ($37,914) compensation to the victims.

Forensic expert Mikhail Kleymenov was accused of negligence. Because of the numerous interviews in which the expert called the child drunk, Alesha’s father Roman Shimko also tried to initiate a criminal case under Libel against the man.

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