The mayor of Magadan has collected 30 thousand roubles for criticism in WhatsApp

Two residents of Magadan fined by the court on 15 thousand rubles each under article 319 of the Russian criminal code (“Insult of representative of power”) for criticism in WhatsApp head of the city Yuri Grishanov, according to the website of the Investigative Committee of Russia in the Magadan region.

A criminal case was initiated by the Department for investigation of particularly important cases on 13 February. The court found that the residents of Magadan were placed in groups, messenger, “the Mayor — resignation” and “the Snowy roads of Magadan” message, which insulted the mayor “in the indecent form in connection with the performance of their official duties”. Due to the fact that the statements I saw a few people recognized the public criticism.

During the investigation the accused pleaded guilty. Their phones were seized. They in writing apologized Grishanov, which he accepted. In this case the mayor had not objected to the appointment of a judicial penalty, said the Minister.

According to the newspaper “Very”, total fine in the amount of 30 thousand rubles offered to pay for a resident, who contacted the editors, because “it infuriates the situation that the officer was offended for some WhatsApp chat”. “Six months they were engaged in this business, that nothing on the taxpayers’ money. While the mayor calmly quoted Goebbels and his words of responsibility somehow bears no” — protested the sponsor, who requested anonymity.

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