The head of the Moscow police Anatoly Yakunin instructed to carry out an inspection on the fact of a search by police in the newspaper “Moskovsky Komsomolets”. On this edition reported in a press-service of the Moscow Department of internal Affairs.
About results of check will be notified after its completion.
On July 16, the newspaper reported that the editors “rushed” the police officers who conducted an inspection of the workplace of the journalist information service. While they did not have a search warrant or other supporting documents. According to MK, the actions of law enforcement were directly related to the case of the assassination of a police officer, which occurred on the night of 15 July, on the Leningrad prospectus.
After this, the chief editor of “Moskovsky Komsomolets” Pavel Gusev Yakunin wrote an open letter. In it, he called actions of police “brutality.” He was “particularly surprising” in the background “good partnership developed between the editors of “MK” and the garrison of the Metropolitan police,” said Gusev.
The interior Ministry in turn stated that the actions of the police in the newspaper were legal. The police explained that the police received information that “the building may be people who have information on the whereabouts of a wanted” criminal.