Sobol sentenced to suspended community service for illegal entry into dwelling
MOSCOW, April 15 (RAPSI) - Opposition figure Lyubov Sobol on Thursday was sentenced to one-year suspended community service with 10% monthly pay deduction for forcible violation of inviolability of dwelling, RAPSI was told in the press service of Moscow’s Perovsky District Court.
Moreover, she was ordered to come to a specialized community service body every month and banned from changing her place of work and residence without notification.
Prosecution demanded one-year community service for Sobol with the 20% pay deduction in favor of the state.
Investigators claimed that on December 21 a group of persons, among them Lyubov Sobol, repeatedly attempted to entry into an apartment, where an old woman resided, of a house situated in the Eastern District of Moscow. Those involved illegally used uniforms of Russia’s consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor.
After two attempts to enter the house had failed, Sobol deceived a delivery man saying she was a “abandoned wife with a baby,” could enter the building and as the old woman opened the door of her apartment Sobol pushed her back, entered the apartment, took a video of the premises on her phone, and left the place, according to the Investigative Committee.
The legislation sets the punishment for such a crime as imprisonment for up to 2 years.