Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamaevtsi: RIA Novosti
Member of the Committee on physical culture, sport and youth Affairs of the State Duma Dmitry Svishchev commented on the verdict handed down by the midfielder “Krasnodar” Pavel Mamaev and the attacker “Zenit” Alexander Kokorin. His words leads RIA Novosti.
The MP said that the players “got off lightly”, as the article on which they were convicted, provides for a more severe sentence of seven years imprisonment. “The fact that they are players, not exempt from responsibility,” he said.
Svishchev said that short term they were due to his fame. “Moreover, it is a warning to other young guys who need to understand that the responsibility will inevitably overtake anyone, what would you the top no were”, — said the politician.
May 8, Kokorin was sentenced to 1.6 years in a General regime colony and mother — for a year and five months for two fights, arranged in the center of Moscow in October last year. The players are defendants in criminal cases under articles “Hooliganism” and “Assault”. Players have the right to ask for parole.
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