Race staged on the Gelandewagen, was arrested in Moscow for 15 days

Gagarinsky district court of Moscow concluded under administrative arrest for 15 days of Abduvahob madzhidova, staged a race on the SUV Gelandewagen, said the correspondent of TASS from the courtroom. “Madzhidova found guilty under part 1 of article 19.3 KoAP of the Russian Federation and to appoint to it punishment in the form of administrative arrest for a period of 15 days,” — announced the decision of the judge. The accused pleaded guilty, stating that he was provoked by friends.

May 24, in the Internet appeared the video of the incident. For this group of young people trying to escape from the traffic police on the Mercedes Gelandewagen, breaking the rules of the road, leaving the opposite lane, the sidewalk, turning in the wrong place and not stopping at the request of the police.

Later, REN-TV reported that the Gelandewagen is owned by the son of senior Vice President of LUKOIL Ruslan Shamsuarov. In an interview with a TV channel he claimed that some time actually was in the car, but during the chase his car was gone. Behind the wheel was his friend, said Shamsuarov.

On Thursday, Shamsuarov told about the incident and apologized for the incident in his Facebook. “We were returning from a club on my car. I allowed myself a little drink and did not get behind the wheel. On Leninsky Prospekt, the employee of traffic police tried to stop our car. But we have not fulfilled the requirement. What happened next, you know from TV and the Internet,” — said Shamsuarov.

“I hate that I became a member of such a history. The only explanation for our behavior — good mood after a visit to the club, that does not justify us. We behaved unworthily. So I want to publicly offer my sincere apologies for yourself and your friends with the traffic police, all participants of road traffic, Moscow and of course to my family,” he said.