Kirkorov has refused to open a case of extortion

Kirkorov has refused to open a case of extortion© RIA Novosti. Cyril Kallinikova the image Bank

The Metropolitan police refused to initiate a criminal case on extortion against the French composer Didier Marouani and lawyer Igor Trunov at the request of the singer Philip Kirkorov, said on Friday, RIA Novosti source in law enforcement bodies.

«In criminal proceedings», — said the Agency interlocutor.

In a press-service of the MIA confirmed the fact of refusal to Institute criminal proceedings «at the request of the singer for extortion of funds and dissemination against him defamatory information», without specifying whether referring to a statement Kirkorov.

«By results of check it is established that the actions of the persons indicated by the applicant, there are no signs of a crime under article 163 of the criminal code «Extortion,» the police added.

According to police, the same decision in the absence of the actions of the applicant of structure of the crime provided by article 306 of the criminal code «Deliberately false denunciation» because «given the findings in the examination of the circumstances, the latter is subjectively perceived the situation with regards to the common of information in the media about plagiarism, and financial settlement of the disputed question.»