MOSCOW, July 25 (Itar-Tass) - The Investigative Committee begins checks into the complaint by oppositionist Dmitry Monakhov who says he was battered by police during an unsanctioned rally in support of opposition leader Alexei Navalny at the State Duma building, the Investigative Committee’s press service said on Thursday in reply to an Itar-Tass query.
The complaint went to the Moscow investigation department of the Investigative Committee. Dmitry Monakhov is an activist of the Solidarity movement. After the unsanctioned rally at the parliament building, a photo was posted on the Internet where he was in a police vehicle allegedly battered by policemen. According to oppositionists, Monakhov was hospitalized.
Moscow police also looks into that incident.