Probe into attack on house of Russian Central Electoral Commission chair completed
MOSCOW, December 11 (RAPSI) – Investigation into the native of Kazakhstan Bakhyt Karabalayev, who stands charged with assault related to robbery against the house of Chair of Russia’s Central Electoral Commission Ella Pamfilova, has been completed, the Investigative Committee’s press service reports Wednesday.
The case has been already forwarded to the Prosecutor General’s Office with a demand to send the defendant to compulsory treatment.
According to the psychological and psychiatric examination, when committing the crime Karabalayev suffered from a mental decease and could not realize public danger of his actions. The defendant pleaded guilty.
An attack against the house of Pamfilova in the Moscow Region was committed in the night of September 6. A crime figure entered the building through the window, several times tasered Pamfilova and escaped, the Interior Ministry’s spokesperson Irina Volk told journalists earlier.
Karabalayev has been living in Russia since 2014 but does not have the permanent dwelling and income sources. He could face up to 12 years behind bars if convicted, according to the Russian Criminal Code.