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Verdict handed down in Chemodanovka riot case

17:44 | 14.07.2021 | Crime


Penza, 14 July 2021. PenzaNews. The Penza Regional Court found 27 participants in the events that had taken place in the village of Chemodanovka on June 13, 2019 guilty under Part 2, Art. 212 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “Mass Riots”. Two of the participants – Nikolai Yurchenko and Pavel Yanenko were additionally found guilty under Part 4 and Part 1, Art. 111 of the Criminal Code “Deliberate infliction of serious harm to health”. One defendant was acquitted due to non-compliance with the crime. This was said by press secretary of the regional court Natalia Yashina.

Verdict handed down in Chemodanovka riot case

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She specifies that Nikolai Yurchenko was sentenced to 10 years in prison and Pavel Yanenko – to 7, and both will serve their sentences in a strict regime colony.

“The rest of the defendants were sentenced to sentences ranging from 2 years to 3 years and 1 month in prison,” said Natalia Yashina.

According to her, 25 people were released from custody in the courtroom due to having served their sentences.

As PenzaNews news agency previously reported, on June 13, 2019, a conflict which escalated into a fight occurred between residents of the village of Chemodanovka in Penza region.

Twenty-one people were injured, one of whom died in hospital. Several cars were damaged.

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