A court in St. Petersburg appointed a 4-year suspended sentence to a policeman. “Paper”
On Monday, November 7, the Primorsky District Court of St. Petersburg sentenced patrol officer Mikhail Shigorin to four years probation under the article on abuse of office. He was also stripped of his right to hold positions in law enforcement for two years. About it informs press service of the courts of the city.
On March 28, 2020, Shigorin, along with another police officer, noticed a cyclist who was not dismounting at a pedestrian crossing. At the same time, the security forces decided to check him for involvement in the criminal case of the theft of bicycles, and not draw up a protocol on violation of traffic rules.
During the arrest, Shigorin hit the cyclist several times in the face, back and leg.
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