Taxi driver who knocked down people during 2018 World Cup sentenced to compulsory labour
The driver hit pedestrians during the World Cup.
Chyngyz Anarbek, a native of the Republic of Kyrgyzstan, who knocked down eight people on Ilyinka in July 2018, was sentenced to a year and six months of compulsory labor by the Tverskoy Court of Moscow. The driver was deprived of driver's license for three years, and 15% of his income will be deducted to the treasury. RIA Novosti reports with reference to the press service of the court.
Anarbek pleaded guilty and repented. According to him, he got wrong the gas and brake pedals due to fatigue. On the eve, the taxi driver worked two days for 20 hours and slept only 2-3 hours. Anarbek saved money for housing.
The July car accident avoided death; several people were slightly injured.
Sweeping purge of Novosibirsk governmental structures – clampdown on corruption ties between local elite clans and their ‘patrons’ in law enforcement agencies?
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