Police arrested two more suspects in the attack on the journalists of the TV channel Life. The men were taken to the police station for investigation. The journalists TASS reported the press service GU MVD in Moscow. Thus, the number of suspects has increased to five.
“Employees of Moscow criminal investigation Department detained a fourth suspect in causing injuries to the two men on the streets of Kiev. It was the 26-year-old native of Rostov region”, – said the Agency interlocutor.
Later journalists were told about the fifth suspect. “Officers arrested the fifth suspect in the case of causing bodily harm to two men on the streets of Kiev. It was them 28-the summer inhabitant of Balashikha near Moscow”, – noted in the Metropolitan police.
Meanwhile, reporters also learned that the head of the Metropolitan police Oleg Baranov took personal control of the operation for detention of the persons involved in the incident on the streets of Kiev in Moscow.
Last week in the Metropolitan Chapter stated that those who attacked two journalists of the TV channel Life are not police officers. About the arrest of one of the suspects was reported in the night of Sunday, November 13. The TV station later reported that the detainee had previously worked in the bodies. Beaten journalists also claimed that criminals were represented by employees of criminal investigation Department.
The police said that, according to operative data, the criminals were planning to attack the drug dealer upon delivery of the product. And the information that the journalists attacked the police officer, was not confirmed.
The attack on the offices channel Life occurred on 12 November in a Kyiv street in Moscow. The attackers introduced themselves as officers of criminal investigation, was beaten and searched Director Mark Bearer and assistant Director Vladimir Serenko. After that, Serenko was put in the car.
The emergency came a friend of journalists, she began to scream and call for help, causing the attackers withdrew. While Bearer managed to knock a tooth and cause injuries to the head and face. Have Serenko closed cherepno-a brain trauma and a fracture of the facial bones.