Resident of Vladimir region threatens public servant with a knife and gets convicted
A 52 y. o. resident of the city of Murom, the Vladimir Region who threatened to murder a public servant was found guilty of breaking part 1 of Article 119 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.
Specialists established the following during an investigation and subsequent trial: Andrey Aparin was in his car parked near the Murom District Administration on the evening of October 13. The man decided to ‘play a prank’. He cut letters from newspapers and magazines to glue them on a sheet of paper in such a manner that they formed a threat to the District Head and his family. He put the letter containing his threats and a Makarov pistol cartridge into an envelope and attached it to the public servant’s car windshield. The District Head contacted police immediately upon discovering the envelope’s content.
It is worth mentioning that Andrey Aparin did not plead guilty during either the investigation or trial. The man insisted it was just a prank with a ‘funny’ letter.
Several forensic examinations were conducted, including a linguistic, criminalistic, and dactyloscopic ones, in order to prove the man’s guilt. The court based its judgment of conviction on these examinations, as well as on other evidences discovered during the investigation.
The Murom judicial district and Murom District Magistrate found Andrey Aparin guilty of an intended crime and sentenced him to 1 year and 3 months in prison.