MOSCOW, April 7 (RAPSI) – A prosecutor on Wednesday asked the Tverskoy District Court of Moscow to sentence Valery Yevsin, a taxi driver who had allegedly committed an assault on a National Guard employee at the illegal January 23 rally in Moscow, to 3 years in penal colony, the court’s press service told RAPSI.

The man stands charged with the use of force against a representative of authority. He is in detention now.

According to investigators, on January 23, the accused threw a special guarding rail at the law enforcement officer.