Dzerzhinsky district court of St.-Petersburg has fined the correspondent of “media zones” David Frankel for “disobedience to a policeman”. Earlier at the polling station law enforcement broke a journalist’s arm. About it writes “the Media”.
The court sentenced the journalist to a fine of 500 rubles (UAH 193). 2 thousand (UAH 772) the fine to the media awarded in the case of interference in the work of the electoral Commission. Frenkel also issued a warning about the violation of the regime of self-isolation.
As the newspaper notes, the Protocol was made because of the attack at the polling station, where a policeman Denis Dmitriev broke Frenkel hand. According to police, the correspondent of “provoked a conflict situation” at the site and interfere with work of the Commission. As stated in the Protocol, while detained Frankel “rested legs, clutching at the wall, resisted, pushed employees”
The court interrogated the former head of the Palace of the municipal district of St. Petersburg Dmitry Abramov, who claims he was the station supervisor. During the attack on the journalist he stepped on his foot and yanked a broken arm, called the pretender, the newspaper writes.
According to the police, he tried to remove the journalist from the polling station at the request of the Chairwoman, as Frankel would not let the electorate.