Media reported about the arrest of the attacker on the journalist “the New newspaper”

Police in North Ossetia arrested a young man, who has previously attacked the journalist of “Novaya Gazeta” Elena Kostyuchenko. About it reports “Interfax” citing a source in law enforcement bodies of the region.

“Young man, dressed in a t-shirt “Antiterror”, doused it with green paint, then fled. After that, she and her colleagues of correspondent of the magazine “so it goes” Diana Khachatryan unknown snatched the phone and fled”, — said the Agency interlocutor.

He noted that the police found out the identity of the young man who poured paint Kostyuchenko. According to him, probably to the young man threatens to become a “disorderly conduct”. Mobile phones that were taken from journalists, has already been found and returned to the girls.

The interlocutor of Agency has specified that the detainee does not deny his guilt and justifies his actions by saying that “the journalist did not behave decently all three days during scheduled events.”

The journalist “the New newspaper” and “Such cases” Elena Kostyuchenko and Diana Khachatryan was committed two attacks on 3 September. The first time unknown poured green paint girls near school No. 1 in Beslan and took their phones. Second, the caretaker of the cemetery where the journalist started hitting Kostiuchenko.