After the arrest of Didier Marouani and his lawyer the police said they did not see grounds for a case of extortion
The police will likely open a criminal case of extortion against the leader of the French group Space, Didier Marouani and lawyer Igor Trunov at the request of the singer Philip Kirkorov.
“Currently, the police sees no grounds for a criminal case,” – said the source TASS in law enforcement bodies, noting that pre-investigation checks on the application Kirkorov is not yet complete and the final procedural decision will be made based on its results.
Trunov and Marouani was arrested the night before on Pokrovka in the Department of Sberbank, where they were to meet with Kirkorov for the signing of the settlement agreement.
Currently, the two detainees released from the police Department. As expected, today in the evening, Didier Marouani will come again to the police to give explanations on the statement of the Russian singer.
As reported by “Interfax”, the police apologized to Trunov and Marouani, who was arrested on the statement of Philip Kirkorov. “At five in the morning they returned home. The police brought them apologies,” said the lawyer Lyudmila Aivar. Meanwhile, according to her lawyer Trunov has not yet returned the phone and documents.
The lawyer and the musician was arrested in a Bank in Moscow, where, according to Trunova, they came to sign a settlement agreement with Kirkorov, who allegedly agreed to pay 1 million euros Marouani for the misuse of his music.
Earlier Marouani Kirkorov accused of plagiarism in the song “Cruel love”. Citing experts, Maruani claimed that this song, a reworked version of the song Symphonic Space Dream.
28 Nov Trunov said that the parties managed to agree in the pretrial order. According to him, the man recognized the claims Marouani and group Space and agreed to pay compensation.
However, the lawyer of the Russian singer Alexander Dobrovinsky denied this, saying that no agreement was not. “A man wrote in a police report about the extortion by Maruani. We participated in investigatory experiment,” he said.
The lawyer said that since Marouani on behalf Kirkorov spoke to the media.