Ivan Golunov Photo: Maxim Blinov / RIA Novosti
Special correspondent of “Medusa” Ivan Golunova recognized victim in the case of police abuse. On Tuesday, January 14, reports “Interfax” with reference to the journalist.
According to Golunova, that he was recognized as victim in the case of abuse of authority by police, he told the investigator. The journalist was summoned for interrogation to the Investigative Committee of Russia (TFR) on January 20.
Earlier, on 13 January, it was reported that the TFR Golunova has informed on excitation of criminal case against the arresting police officers. The investigation is carried out under the item “in” parts of 3 articles 286 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (“Excess of powers of office with causing of heavy consequences”).
A criminal case was initiated on the results of consideration of the message of the journalist about the committed crime against him. The investigation deals with the senior investigator for particularly important cases of the major of justice O. S. Achiev.
The notification dated 18 December 2019. The next day the President of Russia Vladimir Putin during a press conference said that he has no information about customers “business Golunova”. He also noted that because of this case, five employees of the interior Ministry were dismissed against them filed criminal charges.
Golunova was detained June 6, 2019 in Moscow, accused of attempted sale of drugs. Gross violations during his detention caused a public outcry. Activists gathered at the building of the main Directorate of the interior Ministry in Moscow to demand the release of the reporter, many members of the media defended colleagues. June 11, 2019, the Minister of internal Affairs Vladimir Kolokoltsev has informed on closing of criminal case against the journalist Golunova and his release.
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