Prosecutors to control compliance with house arrest by Russian actor Efremov
MOSCOW, June 10 (RAPSI) – Prosecutors will control the work of authorized officials responsible for the execution of a court decision on house arrest for actor Mikhail Efremov charged with fatal traffic accident, the press service of the Moscow prosecutor’s office reports.
On Tuesday, Moscow’s Tagansky District Court ordered Efremov to be put under house arrest until August 9. He was banned from communicating with other case parties, using mobile phone and Internet.
The famous actor stands charged with commiting a traffic offense in a drunken state that led to a victim’s death. He could face from 5 to 12 years behind bars if conficted.
Efremov pleaded guilty.
On the evening of June 8, Efremov driving his car crossed into the oncoming lane in central Moscow and collided with a delivery service vehicle. He was arrested on the scene. Alcohol and drugs were reportedly found in his blood. Victim Sergey Zakharov was taken to hospital where he died early in the morning of June 9.