Resident of Russia's Perm to be tried over calls for violation of self-isolation regime
MOSCOW, June 10 (RAPSI) – A district court in the city of Perm in Russia is to hear a criminal case against a local resident who is charged with calling to violate the self-isolation and restricted travel regime introduced to contain coronavirus infection, the press service of Russia’s Prosecutor General’s Office informs on Wednesday.
The District Prosecutor has approved the indictment; according to the document the defendant is charged with public dissemination of knowingly false information about circumstances threatening lives and safety of citizens, the statement reads.
Investigators established that in early April 2020 a woman set up a group on a social network; via that group she disseminated information urging city residents to violate the restrictions introduced to combat the spread of COVID-19. She published online her photos taken across various public venues at the background of administrative buildings and socially important objects.