PYATIGORSK, February 25 – RIA Novosti. Investigators have opened a criminal case on the use of violence after an attack on law enforcement officers in Karachay-Cherkessia, according to the Investigative Department of the Investigative Committee for the region.
Earlier, the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the KChR reported that two law enforcement officers were wounded while checking documents in the KChR, the suspects disappeared after the attack, their identities were established.
“A criminal case has been initiated under the article of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation” the use of violence, dangerous to life and health, against a government official in connection with the performance of his official duties, “the agency said on Instagram.
According to the investigators, on February 24 at 23.40 in the village of Uchkeken, officers of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the Malokarachaevsky District and the National Guard of the KChR noticed a car with tinted windows, in the cabin of which there were two men. In response to legal demands to present documents, the car driver expressed himself with gross obscene language. Then, getting out of the car, he stabbed a policeman, and the passenger fired a gun into the leg of an employee of the National Guard of the KChR, the UK noted.
Currently, investigative actions are being carried out to collect and consolidate the evidence base, the department noted.