Paul Shapovalovts: Artur Borisov / RIA Novosti
Pavel Shapovalov, who is accused in the attempted hijacking EN route from Surgut to Moscow, sent on compulsory treatment. On Thursday, may 16, in the Ural Department of the Investigative Committee of Russia on transport have informed “Interfax”.
According to the Agency, the term of Shapovalov detention extended until July 21, with transfer to a psychiatric hospital of Yekaterinburg.
On 23 January it was reported that Shapovalov was appointed psihologo-psychiatric examination. This decision was taken in connection with the external inadequacy of his behavior on Board the aircraft, and the severity of the offense.
22 Jan Shapovalov while in the plane, which was flying flight Surgut — Moscow, has demanded to direct the airliner to Afghanistan. He said that he’ll be carrying a gun, but during the arrest, this fact was not confirmed. The crew managed to persuade the man to land at Khanty-Mansiysk, ostensibly to refuel. There police arrested 41-year-old suspect. The reason for his action he could not explain.
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