The Tver court of Moscow arrested for two months the players Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamaev, suspected of hooliganism, reports Corr. TASS from the courtroom.
In relation to athletes criminal cases, on which to them threatens till 7 years of imprisonment.
According to law enforcement authorities, the first conflict involving the players occurred on the morning of 8 October, at the Beijing hotel when two men attacked the driver of the Mercedes, owned by leading First channel Olga Ushakova. They beat him and broke the glass and damaged the back door of the car.
After beating the driver, the company moved to a café on Bolshaya Nikitskaya street, where he was beaten by the Director of one of departments of the Ministry of industry and trade Denis Pak. The reason for his beating could be a conflict on national soil. Tried to reassure young people Director of the center for US Sergey Gaisin received from one of them was hit in the face.
Clubs players “Zenith” and “Krasnodar” — does not exclude the termination of contracts. In the Russian football Union said it would support such a decision and will study the possibility of private sanctions.
This is not the first major scandal involving Kokorin and Mamaev. Two years ago, after the European championship where the Russian team has not won a single match, the players threw a party in an expensive club Monte-Carlo, under the anthem of Russia giving guests champagne for 500 Euro per bottle. The players later apologized.