MOSCOW, December 25 (RAPSI) – Investigative authorities have opened a criminal case over forcible violation of inviolability of dwelling against opposition figure Lyubov Sobol, according to Russia’s Investigative Committee.

Investigators allege that on December 21 a group of persons, among them Lyubov Sobol, repeatedly attempted to entry into an apartment, where an old woman resided, of a house situated in the Eastern District of Moscow.

Those involved illegally used uniforms of Russia’s consumer rights watchdog Rospotrebnadzor, the statement reads.

After two attempts to enter the house had failed, Sobol deceived a delivery man saying she was a “abandoned wife with a baby,” could enter the building and as the old woman opened the door of her apartment Sobol pushed her back, entered the apartment, took a video of the premises on her phone, and left the place, according to the Investigative Committee.

Investigators currently are interrogating Sobol’s companions and witnesses.

The legislation sets the punishment for such a crime as imprisonment for up to 2 years.