Six Belarusians detained in Moscow for beating two policemen


Six Belarusians have been detained in the Russian capital.

They attacked two police officers in a hotel in the city center, the ‘Moscow’ agency learned from a law enforcement source.

According to the source, the police guards learned that one of the guests was being drunk and rowdy.

“Two officers arrived at the scene and urged the citizens to stop violating the order. In response, the man swore at the law enforcement officers, who decided to detain the bully. But the man began to resist and called for help, then several men came out of the room of the hotel and started to strike the policemen,” said the source.

The police detained two suspects, and the rest fled. Soon, however, enforcement officers detained four more men — all of them were citizens of Belarus.

All detainees administrative had reports of disorderly conduct drawn on them.

The detained individuals are from 26 to 31 years old, agency TASS reports.

By Russian law, they are now facing up to five years in prison.

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