A Moscow court arrested 19-year-old Vasily Voloshin and 18-year-old Yan Panchenko, suspected of beating up the musician of the Mashiny Vremya and Kvartal groups Alexander Ditkovsky, REN TV reported on March 1.
According to one of the participants in the beating, the artist, who was sitting in the car, was asked about the nearest metro station, and he was rude in response – for this he was “taught a lesson”. Another detainee said that he asked the musician about the time, but was “sent”. The third said that Ditkovsky allegedly immediately attacked his friends with threats.
According to the injured musician, three people approached the car where he and his friend were sitting and began to demand money. “They pestered everyone. They approached all the cars, begged for money, ”said the musician to REN TV.
The video footage shows how the musician, who got out of the car, was not allowed to get back into the car, was thrown to the ground and beaten, and then the attackers ran away.
The incident took place on Komsomolsky Prospekt in Moscow on February 25. The suspects were detained two days later.
After the beating of the musician, a criminal case was initiated on the grounds of crimes provided for in Articles 112 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Intentional infliction of moderate harm to health”) and 116 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Beating”).
Ditkovsky was diagnosed with a displaced fracture of the facial bone, he will have an operation.
Ditkovsky plays the trumpet, is a member of the Kvartal group since 1992, since 2003 – the director of the collective. He is also a member of the Time Machine music group. To read more fonto leaf