MOSCOW, November 6 (RAPSI) – Prosecutors have approved indictment against ex-player of the Russian national football team Roman Shirokov, the press service of the Moscow Prosecutor’s Office reports.

Shirokov stands charged with intended infliction of harm to health of arbiter Nikita Danchenko.

The case is to be forwarded to a magistrate court for hearing.

According to investigators, on August 10, Shirokov attacked Danchenko during an amateur football match; a video record of the incident was disseminated via social media.