Imprisonment threatens Russians detained in Hamburg

Source : 112 Ukraine

They are suspected of infliction of grave bodily injuries and opposition to police
13:28, 13 July 2017


The term from six months to ten years of imprisonment threatens the citizens of Russia detained for the mass unrests before and during the G20 summit.  The official representative of the prosecutor’s office of Hamburg Nana Frombach claimed this as Deutsche Welle reported.

According to her, ten years is the maximum term that the detained can receive. The final decision will be made by the court when the investigation will be closed and the formal accusations will be laid.

The detained are in the preliminary detention cell. They are suspected of infliction of grave bodily injuries and opposition to police. According to the police, the Russians threw the bottles at the police officers.

The police detained six Russians due to the mass unrests in Hamburg. Four of them were released. Prevalently, the left extremes began the street fighting with police, arson attacks on the vehicles, demolitions and robbery of the shops during the protests connected with G20 Summit that took place on July 7-8.  The police used the water cannons and tear-gas. The special commission provides the investigation of the unrests.

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