The police decided not to make the case about the attack on Kasyanov at the restaurant


The police decided not to initiate a criminal case under the statement of the Chairman of the party PARNAS Mikhail Kasyanov about the attack on him in Moscow. About it “Interfax” was reported by the politician’s lawyer Alexander gofshtein.

“I was informed that a decision on the refusal to Institute criminal proceedings on the application. It transferred to the Department of the CAO for consideration in the administrative order,” he said.

The attack on the policy happened a week ago in a Moscow restaurant. Kasyanov in conversation with the correspondent then reported that he was approached by two men “of non-Slavic appearance” and threw a cake shouting “you’re the enemy” and “we’ll take them”. After this, the attackers went outside, where they waited for about 20 people.

The Chairman of the PARNAS said that “the attack is in direct connection with the fact that [Chechen leader Ramzan] Kadyrov had posted the threats in my address, and I filed a complaint to the investigative Committee and the FSB.”

The attack happened a week after the head of Chechnya in his Instagram released a video with Kasyanov and coordinator, “Open Russia” Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr. c visual effect “under the gun”. The administration of the network Instagram Kadyrov deleted post.

In addition, Kasyanov recently — since the beginning of their working trips to the regions in February and suffered a number of attacks. In Vladimir it tried to shower with eggs, and in Nizhny Novgorod he was forced to cancel a meeting with the public, because 20 people tried to disrupt his press conference in the city.

Two days ago a politician wrote in his Facebook that law enforcement agencies are inactive and do not react to his statements. In particular, speaking about the attack on 9 February, he noted that the Criminal procedure law allows for the checking of such statements to three days, after which a decision should be made about initiation of criminal case or on refusal in initiation of legal proceedings.

“If my application is considered administrative and not criminal proceedings, a copy of the ruling on initiation of proceedings about an administrative offence and carrying out an administrative investigation should be handed over to me during the day,” — said Kasyanov. However, according to him, this also did not happen.

On 3 February the leader of PARNAS filed a statement about the crime to the FSB and the Investigative Committee on the episode associated with accommodation in Instagram Kadyrov in Instagram video. “All statutory deadlines of the law enforcement response in this case also violated”, — Kasyanov insists.