MOSCOW, July 31 (Itar-Tass) - A native of Caucasus has injured several Moscow policemen, who tried to check his documents, the press service of the Moscow police reported on Wednesday.
Police investigators and officers of traffic safety inspectorate decided to check the documents of a man, who parked his Mercedes violating traffic rules in Rogov Street, on Tuesday, July 30. However, he put up physical resistance and inflicted bodily injuries to police officers. Senior inspector of the road police Petrushin and police officer Dyachenko received bruises and hematomas and soughed medical advice.
The offender has been detained. He was reported to be a 24-year-old Azerbaijani native Nakhmadov without a permanent job. The criminal case was opened against him for use of force against a police officer. He may face up a sentence to 5 years in jail.
As many as 213 attacks were on police officers have been reported for six months of this year, the press service of the Moscow police department said. 137 criminal cases were opened over these crimes.
A group of people attacked a police patrol on Saturday, July 27, at the market Matveyevsky in western Moscow. About 20 comers from southern regions attempted to seize a detainee suspected of raping a 15-year-old girl from the operatives. As a result a policeman has got a heavy head wound and was brought to intensive therapy ward.