Alexander Kokorinoj: Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation
The players Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev, who were detained on charges of hooliganism, said the Public oversight Commission (POC) that is not consumed strong alcohol and drugs before staged several fights in Moscow. About it reports “Interfax”.
According to the Executive Secretary of the PMC in Moscow Ivan Melnikov, the players said that before the incident drinking beer.
“Both regret their actions, said that they drank beer and spirits did not use. Drugs, they not used: in addition, they are professional athletes — they regularly take tests,” — said Melnikov.
The Secretary of the PMC said that investigators worked all night with the players. The athletes were driven around Moscow in a police van to conduct examinations and other actions and in the detention center they were taken about 10 am. According to Melnikov, men sit in different chambers, designed for three people. Neighbor Mamayev was earlier we judge, contrary to the law. Complaints about conditions of detention from players were reported.
According to “Komsomolskaya Pravda”, Kokorin and Mamaev informed the PMC that I’m sorry about what happened. Their condition was affected by a hard workout the day before and the sleepless night on the train, but they “were not drunk, just really worked up some”, so broke down and had a fight.
“I’m worried, as there is now my wife and kids. We shouldn’t have come here to fight, of course. Very embarrassing in front of everyone — and the team, and the victims and people. But we would just not broke, we were insulted, and quite harshly,” — said Mamaev.
The athletes added that they expect a successful resolution of the conflict, and expressed the hope that it will continue to play football.
The players Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev were defendants in two criminal cases on hooliganism, to them threatens till seven years of prison. On 10 October they appeared for questioning by the police, where they were detained for 48 hours.
8 Oct Kokorin and Mamaev staged two fights in the center of Moscow. First, they beat the driver leading the First channel of Olga Ushakova in the Parking lot near the hotel “Beijing” and then went to a cafe on Bolshaya Nikitskaya street, where they attacked the head of the Department of automotive and railway engineering of the Ministry of industry and trade Denis Pack and the General Director of FGUP “NAMI” Sergey Gaisin. On the recording from the surveillance camera shows that Kokorin hit the Puck with a chair. Lawyer official said that the players have attacked his client of racial hatred.
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