The Moscow city court softened the verdict against Andrei Oblique, sentenced to four years in prison for resisting the police and the application to them of violence during the anti-corruption rally on March 26 in Moscow, reports TASS.
“The verdict of the Tver court to change, to recognize the mitigating circumstance of confession of guilt Oblique and sentenced to three years and eight months”, – says the decision of judicial Board on criminal cases of Moscow city court.
At the hearing the protection of the Oblique asked to change a sentence and to commute the sentence. “The crime my client is a danger to society, but the sentence was manifestly excessive, given his full repentance and admission of guilt,” said the lawyer.
“I committed this crime and I’ll admit, but this was not a premeditated attack on police officers,” – said Oblique and also asked the judicial Board of Moscow city court to reduce his sentence.
The Prosecutor, for his part, was asked to leave the earlier decision rendered without changes.
The Tver court of Moscow sentenced the defendant in the “case on March 26″ Andrei Oblique to four years in a General regime colony on August 9. He was found guilty under part 1 and 2 of article 318 of the criminal code (violence against a representative of authorities, dangerous and not dangerous for life and health).
According to investigators, during an unsanctioned rally it at the exit of the metro station “Tverskaya” punched on the helmet of the Lieutenant of police by the name Sinegubov, and then on Malaya Dmitrovka street struck the Lieutenant Gavrilova leg to the neck and jaw. The result is the guardian of order received closed cherepno-a brain trauma and concussion.
The Oblique case was heard by the court of first instance in a special manner, as the defendant admitted his guilt and repented of his actions.
March 26, in many Russian cities held rallies , “we won’t Dimon”. According to the Department of regional security of Moscow, in capital it has been detained more than 600 people. According to unofficial information, the detainees were much more – 1030 man.
The main Directorate of the Russian Investigative Committee for investigation of particularly important cases of criminal case in connection with the alleged illegal actions of the protesters under three articles of the criminal code: 213 (“Hooliganism”), 317 (“the Encroachment on life of the employee of law enforcement body”) and 318 (“violence against a representative of power”). The term of the preliminary investigation is prolonged till September 26.
In this case have been convicted Yuri Coli, Alexander Shpakov , and S. Simovic – eight months, 1.5 years and 2.5 years in prison respectively. Three more defendants in the “case on March 26,” – Dmitry Borisov, Dmitry and Alexey Krupkin Politicians now in custody.