Сourt released convicted for armed robbery disabled Mamaev under recognizance not to leave
Requests to release the disabled were submitted by the Ombudsman, the Prosecutor's Office and the defense, as well as the Federal Penitentiary Service (FSIN).
The Timiryazevsky District Court of Moscow released from custody convicted for robbery disabled of first group Anton Mamaev at the retreat session in Matrosskaya Tishina pre-trial detention center. "They changed the measure of restraint for a recognizance not to leave," TASS quotes lawyer Andrey Orlov.
Mamaev suffers from spinal muscular atrophy since childhood, he weighs 18 kg and is not able to move and eat independently. A criminal case against him was instituted last fall. The disabled person claims that he bought a scooter from friends for 160 thousand rubles ($2700), then to sell. However, the owners of the scooter, one of whom was a former special forces fighter, said that the disabled person and his assistant Vasily Seroshtanov took property from them, threatening to use violence.
On June 30 the Timiryazevsky District Court of Moscow sentenced Seroshtanov to three years in prison, Mamaev - to 4.5 years in prison with serving a sentence in a colony of general regime. Requests to release the disabled were submitted by the Ombudsman, the Public Prosecutor's Office and the defense, as well as the Federal Penitentiary Service.