Alexander Kokorinov: Ilya Pitalev / RIA Novosti
The lawyer Tatyana Stukalova, representing the interests of the football player Alexander Kokorin, said that the premises of its customer as well as football player Pavel Mamaev under arrest is illegal. This lawyer wrote in Instagram.
“…The video reflects only the fact of causing of a beating, which leads to qualified only under article 116 of the criminal code, which does not involve measures of restraint in form of detention. And hooliganism (article 213 of the criminal code) are actions that breach public order, including beatings, that cause uncaused, without any reason. Only with this qualification can be isolated from society”, — said Stukalov.
The lawyer is also concerned the form in which the players were called in for questioning. She recalled that in such cases the accused should be directed to the agenda.
Players Kokorin and Mamaev were defendants in two criminal cases on hooliganism. Athletes face up to seven years in prison. The hands Mamaev, Kokorin and other partners suffered by the driver of TV presenter Olga Ushakova, and then the Director of the Department of automotive and railway engineering of the Ministry of industry and trade Denis Pak and the head of the state scientific center of “US,” Sergey Gaisin. 10 Oct the players came in for questioning to the police. On 11 October they were sent to prison until December 8.
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