Askhabali Alibekov. Screenshot of the video posted on the YouTube channel "Wild Paratrooper" on February 28, 2024 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xf4kH0cCmKE

01 March 2024, 22:35

Blogger Alibekov suspected of using violence against policeman

Askhabali Alibekov, a native of Dagestan, an author of the “Wild Paratrooper” YouTube channel, who is serving an arrest in Kazan, is suspected of using violence against a policeman, his advocate reports.

The “Caucasian Knot” has reported that in Kazan, a court arrested Askhabali Alibekov for 15 days. An ambulance was called for him to the courtroom because of a suspected brain concussion. Askhabali Alibekov stated he came to Kazan to submit an application to the election commission to become an observer at the presidential election.

On March 23, 2023, Askhabali Alibekov was sentenced to a year and two months of imprisonment. The court recognized that the video posted by the blogger on his YouTube channel discredited the Russian Army. On November 10, 2023, it became known that Askhabali Alibekov was released.

According to the investigators’ version, he hit the policeman in a leg, the human rights project “OVD-Info”* reports.

Askhabali Alibekov stated that in addition to the case of using violence against a public officer, cases on insulting a public officer and discrediting the Russian Army could be also instituted against him.

*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 March 1, 2024 at 09:26 pm MSK. To access the full text of the article, click here.

Source: Caucasian Knot

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