Detention of rioter accused of building toilet barricade extended
MOSCOW, October 30 - RAPSI. The Basmanny District Court has extended until March 6 the arrest of Kirov-born citizen Leonid Kovyazin, who has been accused of participating in the Moscow May 6 riots case, the court told the Russian Legal Information Agency (RAPSI/rapsinews.com) on Tuesday.
In so holding, the court refused to release Kovyazin on bail.
According to the investigators, Kovyazin and other individuals overturned portable toilets to build barricades against the police.
Clashes with the police flared up during an officially sanctioned opposition march across Moscow. Dozens of protesters and police officers were injured. The police detained over 400 rally participants.
Kovyazin did not plead guilty in September when the court made the decision to issue a warrant for his arrest.