Moscow police are checking video footage of the conflict between passengers in a train carriage in the Moscow metro at the Tekstilshchiki metro station.
“The police officers of the Internal Affairs Directorate on the Moscow metro, during the monitoring of Internet resources, revealed a video of the conflict between passengers in the electric train carriage at the Tekstilshchiki metro station on October 12,” the press service of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia in Moscow said on October 13.
As reported on October 13 “TVNZ”, a conflict arose between several men and a woman who asked them to behave culturally in a subway train car. As a result, they insulted her, and two guys who witnessed the incident stood up for her. One of them was kicked in the stomach by the violators of the order.
After the end of the check, a decision will be made based on the legislation. At the same time, it is noted that the participants in the incident did not contact the police, and according to preliminary data, there were no victims.
Another incident took place in the Moscow metro on October 4. A fight broke out in an electric train carriage on its way from Izmaylovskaya station to Pervomayskaya station. Three natives of Dagestan, aged 21 to 26, beat 25-year-old Roman Kovalev after a verbal skirmish ensued.
According to eyewitnesses, the perpetrators behaved aggressively, they began to harass and drive women from their places. The men got into the fight when one of the passengers noticed that «calling a girl because of braces is indecent».
According to the investigation, after the crime was committed, the accomplices tried to escape from the scene, but were detained by police officers outside the station. At the same time, one of them tried to injure law enforcement officers with a clerical knife, and the other sprayed the contents of a pepper spray in their direction.
As a result of the accident, Kovalev received fractures of the facial bone and nose, as well as bruises. The man was hospitalized. Investigators qualified the actions of the attackers under Part 3 of Art. 30, part 2 of Art. 105 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Attempted murder”).