Mikhail Filatov. Photo from his personal page on the VKontakte

11 January 2024, 23:55

Verdict to Mikhail Filatov, who set fire to military commissariat, upheld

The Court of Appeal has approved the verdict passed to Mikhail Filatov, a resident of Uryupinsk, who was sentenced to 12 years in prison for setting fire to a military commissariat (registration and enlistment office).

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that the fire in the commissariat building of the Uryupinsk and Novonikolaevsk Districts occurred on September 26, 2022. On the same day, the Uryupinsk administration reported that the suspect was detained, and the damage from the fire was minimal. Filatov was charged under the article of a terror act; and in October 2023, he was sentenced to 12 years in prison.

The Military Court of Appeal in Vlasikha has upheld the verdict to Mikhail Filatov, sentenced to 12 years in jail for arson of the above military commissariat, the "OVD-Info"* project has reported.

*Included by the Russian Ministry of Justice (MoJ) into the register of foreign agents.

This article was originally published on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’ on January 10, 2024 at 04:17 am MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Source: Caucasian Knot

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