MOSCOW, January 25 (RAPSI) – Four criminal cases have been opened in Moscow over the use of force against law enforcement officers during an unauthorized rally held on January 23,according to the Investigative Committee’s statement.

Investigators claim that aggressively disposed persons participating in the illegal walkout inflicted bodily harm to two National Guard officers and a policeman. They also allegedly sprayed a pepper spray canister in the face of one of the law enforcement officers.

Moreover, according to the investigation, a man driving his car hit a police officer in central Moscow.