Khabarovsk taxi driver said that did not force passengers to wash green paint

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Khabarovsk taxi driver came to the police and said that did not force passengers to wash the green paint, but only offered this alternative for travel without pay, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday head of the press service of the interior Ministry of Russia on Khabarovsk Kirill Blinov. While omisace solution girls and the young man in the police is not addressed, said the representative of law enforcement bodies.

Earlier it was reported that the Internet was posted the video, which the taxi driver makes the girl to wash the green paint. The second girl has already green face closed collar shirt. The video has received a wide public resonance. The police began checking. Taxi dispatching service fired this driver.

«The taxi driver himself came to the police on Monday evening for questioning. This is a man born in 1979, officially unemployed, engaged as a cab driver since August of this year, the car lease. According to him, the green paint was washed two girls and a guy. Pressure he had, and offered them a good alternative for an unpaid fare, and they agreed,» — said Blinov.

According to him, explanation of the taxi driver nearly noon, Saturday, August 26, he was commissioned to take people from the village Garovka in the suburbs of Khabarovsk to the city Vyazemsky – a two-hour drive from Khabarovsk. In the car sat two girls and a guy, who said that they have no money, but there is a map on arrival in Vyazemskiy they withdraw money.

«The driver brought them to Vyazemsky to the ATM, but money was not on the map. The guy went to relatives for money, but came back with nothing. Then the taxi driver took them back to Khabarovsk. Stopped at a pharmacy in the village of Krasnaya Rechka on the outskirts of Khabarovsk, bought three bottle of green paint. The idea learned from the Internet. And asked them to pay the fare, washed with green paint, to which they have agreed,» — said Blinov.

He added that the smeared green paint girls and a boy the police was not sought. «We now establish their identity, to restore a picture of incident», — said the source.