Over 150 persons detained by Moscow courts for offences at illegal January 23 rally
MOSCOW, January 29 (RAPSI) – Moscow courts within a week put 154 individuals in detention for administrative offences and breaching of the rally holding order during unauthorized walkouts held on January 23, RAPSI was told in the Moscow City Court’s press service on Friday.
In particular, 23 people were detained for insubordination to police and 131 persons were jailed for violating the order of holding rallies. Moreover, 354 offenders were fined.
In total, Moscow courts received 1,608 administrative cases over violations at the rally.