Nizhny Novgorod deputy stripped of driving license for ATV drunk driving

Nizhny Novgorod deputy stripped of driving license for ATV drunk driving
Oleg Sorokin

The parliamentarian will not be able to drive for a year and seven months.

Deputy of the City Duma of Nizhny Novgorod Oleg Sorokin has been stripped of his driving license by court order.

According to Volga TV company, the world court found the MP guilty of driving an ATV in a state of intoxication. He was punished by deprivation of the right to drive a car for a year and seven months, and sentenced to an administrative fine of 30 thousand rubles ($532).

To recall, the deputy, who was stopped by the police near his country house on Christmas Day, denies that he was drunk at the time of detention. Mr. Sorokin did not show up for the trial, but his lawyer promised to appeal the decision.

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