A former police officer Maxim Umetbaev pleaded guilty in that during the arrest of special correspondent of “Medusa” Ivan Golunova he exceeded his authority and struck it. On Thursday, 30 January, reports TASS .
However, his lawyer stated that Umetbaev denied any involvement in the falsification of a drug case against the journalist.
Adds the Telegram channel Life Shot, an ex-police officer arrested for two months.
Earlier it became known that Basmanny court arrested the first police officer of Novel Feofanova — in the case of Golunova. He was taken into custody until March 29. A former police officer pleaded not guilty.
January 30, Russia’s Investigative Committee (SKR) has asked Moscow’s Basmanny court to arrest former police officers of police at CJSC Moscow, the detainees in the case Golunova.
It became known yesterday that the planted Golunova drugs were stolen from police evidence.
29 Jan TFR suspected of five former employees of the internal Affairs Directorate of CJSC Moscow in the purchase of drugs, who then threw the journalist Ivan Golunov. Was arrested Denis Konovalov, Akbar All, Roman Feofanov, Maxim Umetbaev, who worked in the Department for control over drug trafficking of the internal Affairs Directorate of CJSC, as well as the former head of this Department Igor lyakhovets.
14 Jan Golunova recognized victim in the case of abuse of authority by police. The journalist was notified about the beginning of the investigation the senior investigator for particularly important cases of the major of justice O. S. Achiev.
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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