MOSCOW, 12 Mar – RIA Novosti. The driver of the car, due to whose actions the policeman was injured, was arrested in Moscow, and a case was opened against him on the use of violence against a representative of the authorities, senior assistant to the head of the Moscow State Criminal Investigation Committee of Russia Yulia Ivanova told reporters.
Earlier it was reported that on Tuesday night a policeman in Moscow was injured while holding the handle of a car and trying to detain the offender. On the same day, the attacker was detained on Leninsky Prospekt.
“A criminal case is being investigated on the grounds of a crime …” the use of violence against a representative of the authorities “… At present, the necessary investigative actions have been carried out with the defendant, and a preventive measure has been taken against him in the form of imprisonment,” Ivanova said.
According to the investigation, on the night of March 9, the man, while driving a car near Miklukho-Maklaya Street in Moscow, ignored the policeman's demands and, continuing to move, drove at least three meters with the officer.