The court in Moscow will announce the verdict of the young man, Rashpilevskaya gas in the face of police

© RIA Novosti / Yakov Androider courtroom. Archival photoThe court in Moscow will announce the verdict of the young man, Rashpilevskaya gas in the face of police© RIA Novosti / Yakov Andreev

The Tver court of Moscow on March 1 will announce the sentence to the teenager who sprayed tear gas in the face of a police officer at an unsanctioned rally on 12 June in Central Moscow, told RIA Novosti in court.

«During debate of the parties the public Prosecutor asked to appoint it punishment in the form of one and a half years of imprisonment,» — said in court. At the time of the offense the defendant was a juvenile, but now he was 18 years old.

According to investigators, during an inconsistent rally on Tverskaya June 12, the young man splashed the policeman in the face with pepper spray. The officer received burns to the eyes, he needed medical help.

In Moscow on 12 June last year was agreed a protest rally on Prospekt Akademika Sakharova (according to official figures, was attended by 1.8 thousand people), as well as inconsistent — on Tverskaya street (4.5 thousand participants). During the rally on Tverskaya street, according to police, about 150 people were detained.

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