The Moscow police began an investigation into the beating of the former player of the youth hockey club CSKA Kevin Antipov in the city center. This was announced on Sunday, April 25, by TASS, citing the press service of the Moscow Interior Ministry’s headquarters.
They said that the police received a telephone message from a medical facility about a 25-year-old man with injuries, which, according to him, he received during the conflict in the Khamovniki region on Friday, April 23rd.
“On the fact of what happened, police officers are conducting an inspection, based on the results of which a procedural decision will be made,” the Ministry of Internal Affairs added.
In turn, the agency’s source in law enforcement added that the ex-hockey player accused the actor Alexander Pal of his beating.
“According to the victim, he was attacked by three men, including the actor Alexander Pal. His involvement is being verified as part of a pre-investigation check, and upon its completion, the issue of initiating or refusing to initiate a corner case will be resolved, ”the agency’s interlocutor said.
The victim admitted that Pal could be in a state of alcoholic or drug intoxication. The man wrote a statement to the police.
Previously, Pal had already come to the attention of law enforcement officers. In particular, he was twice detained at unauthorized actions in the capital. In social networks, the actor urged subscribers to go to illegal events, and also spoke in support of the participants of uncoordinated actions detained for provocations.