The Rostov court has postponed session on business eks-the Deputy Bessonova

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Kuznetsovite in potomacfever Bessonov. archival photoThe Rostov court has postponed session on business eks-the Deputy Bessonova© RIA Novosti / Sergey Kuznetsovite the image Bank

Kirovskiy district court of Rostov-on-don on Thursday postponed for January 25 hearing on the case of former state Duma Deputy Vladimir Bessonov in connection with the entry into the case another lawyer, the correspondent of RIA Novosti news from the courtroom.

At the beginning of the hearing Alexey Oleinik announced its entry into the case as counsel Bessonova under the agreement. He requested for adjournment for two weeks to familiarize with the case materials.

«The court ruled to satisfy the petition once again become a lawyer and give a week to familiarize with the case materials, not for two weeks as requested by the lawyer. This will be enough time for familiarization with the materials,» the judge said. He also asked the Secretary to contact the injured Anton Grachev, the interrogation which was scheduled for January 23 and transfer it to the turnout on January 25.

The first hearing on the case was scheduled for the end of December 2017, however, then three times postponed from-for absences of defenders Bessonova. In early January, the court made the decision to replace counsel at defender Anna, stashko.

According to investigators, in December 2011 Bessonov in Rostov-na-Donu organized inconsistent rally c more than 100 participants, and the requirement of police to stop the action member and the other organizers refused. According to investigators, after the attempts of the police to independently disable sound equipment meeting participants, including Bessonova, gave them a fight.

The victims in the case were recognized as two police officers. The maximum punishment under article «violence against a representative of authorities» — 10 years of imprisonment. Bessonov himself has repeatedly denied the accusations and said he intends to seek criminal prosecution of police officers who, in his opinion, have no jurisdiction.

In 2015, the case was transferred to the Kirov district court of Rostov-on-don, however from-for absences of the defendant on 28 October 2015, the court changed the measure of restraint Bessonova from recognizance not to leave on arrest and declared him wanted. The proceedings were suspended. At the beginning of December 2017 at the request of the Prosecutor, the court resumed its proceedings in accordance with article of the criminal procedure code providing for the trial in absentia.

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