In St. Petersburg «telephone terrorist» was sentenced to a year in prison

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Vulkanesti in fotobounce. Archival photoIn St. Petersburg «telephone terrorist» was sentenced to a year in prison© RIA Novosti / Alexei Walkerite the image Bank

Primorsky district court of St. Petersburg on Thursday was sentenced to one year in prison of strict regime the man who, requiring a call to the emergency Services, $ 1 million, threatened by an explosion at one of the metro stations, reports the United press service of the city courts (OPS).

According to OPS, the court recognized citizen Alexander Grechina guilty of committing a crime under part 1 of article 207 of the criminal code («Knowingly false report about an act of terrorism»). The sanction of article provides till three years of imprisonment.

«The court appointed Grechina, previously convicted, sentenced to one year of imprisonment with punishment serving in a corrective colony of strict regime», — stated in the message.

According to the court verdict, Grechin, while in the Mall «city Mall», required operator Service for emergency calls-112 to give him an hour of $ 1 million, otherwise 7.5 hours on one of the stations of the Petersburg underground there will be an explosion.

The case was considered in a special manner.