VORONEZH, 28 Jun — RIA Novosti. Prosecutors appealed against the early release from prison of the participant of tournaments of MMA Alexander Emelianenko, says the decision of the court of Borisoglebsk of the Voronezh region.
On the eve it became known that Boris court replaced Emelianenko’s prison term to correctional work, which the athlete had to pass within two years and 23 days. The decision was to come into force on 27 October, it was expected that the athlete will leave the colony as early as Friday.
The representative of the court told RIA Novosti that the appeal of the Prosecutor received on the last day prescribed for appeal. Now the appeal shall be considered by the regional court, the date of the meeting has not been determined. Until Emelianenko will remain in the colony.
In his complaint, the Prosecutor referred to “an incorrect application of material law court when replacing the penalty of imprisonment for a sentence of correctional labor for a period exceeding two years.”
In may last year, Emelianenko received 4.5 years in a General regime colony for sexually abusing a girl. The athlete denied his guilt, insisting that “the relationship was mutual”.
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