A resident of Moscow, Valentina Muzhenskaya, who was dragged out of the MFC building by the police on June 25 after refusing to put on a mask, was prosecuted under the article on the use of violence against a police officer (Article 318 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). About it informs “Novaya Gazeta” with reference to the lawyer Oleg Yaroshik.
According to the newspaper, she should appear for questioning on 23 July.
Mujenskaya was detained on June 25. She said that she took off her mask while she was waiting for her turn at the MFC because she felt unwell. Center staff called the police. The police asked the woman to go with them, but she refused. After that, they carried her out of the building, while she was being dragged along the ground, she lost consciousness.
Muzenskaya said that doctors recorded bruises, bruises, abrasions on her arms and legs. She is wrote statements to the Investigative Committee and the Ministry of Internal Affairs.
The press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs said that in response to the request of the police to comply with the requirements of the sanitary and epidemiological regime, the woman “began to behave aggressively, shouted, hit the police officer on the leg several times and bit the second law enforcement officer.”