Alexander Samedov and Alexander Kokorinov: Alexey Filippov / RIA Novosti
Midfielder Moscow “Spartak” Alexander Samedov in the Instagram account said the scandal surrounding the players Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev.
“The occurred situation with the guys striking to the core. We know them for years. I know them as professionals and as people. Should be a very good reason that the boys did,” wrote Samedov.
The midfielder did not like the position of the public regarding this situation. “What happened and what is happening now, is beyond reasonable limits. Let’s not jump to conclusions. Justice and lynching are on different sides!” he added.
In respect of Kokorin and Mamaev criminal case on hooliganism. Both players were held in custody for two months. The investigation explained the need for an arrest that they have committed a crime in a group of individuals, and can disappear and put pressure upon witnesses.
October 8, the players were the instigators of the two fights in the center of Moscow. They beat up the driver of TV presenter Olga Ushakova at the hotel “Beijing” and then the Director of the Department of automotive and railway engineering of the Ministry of industry and trade Denis Pack and the head of the state scientific center “NAMI” Sergey Gaysin in the coffee shop on Nikitskaya street.
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