The Basmanny District Court of Moscow has chosen a preventive measure against the deputy of the State Duma from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation Valery Rashkin in the form of a ban on certain actions, transfers TASS. Rashkin is a defendant in the illegal hunting case.
By a court decision, the deputy is prohibited from leaving his home from 23:00 to 07:00, visiting hunting grounds during the investigation, and also communicating with other persons involved in the criminal case.
According to investigators, on the night of October 29, Valery Rashkin shot a moose with a carbine in the Lebedka hunting farm in the Saratov region, without having a license to shoot animals. After that, the deputy, as investigators believe, butchered the elk carcass and hid it in the trunk of the car.
Valery Rashkin pleaded not guilty. Initially, he said that he accidentally found the carcass of an elk, but then confessed to killing the animal. According to the deputy, he was sure that his actions did not violate the law. Rashkin refused to undergo a medical examination for alcohol intoxication.
Later, not far from the place where the animal was cut in a forest belt, two cases of rifles were found. One of them contained a hunting rifle with a night vision scope, and the other contained a tripod and cartridges. Together with the carbine in the case there was a hunting ticket in the name of Valery Rashkin.
On November 25, the State Duma deprived Rashkin of parliamentary immunity, after which the head of the RF IC, Alexander Bastrykin aroused a criminal case against him.