MOSCOW, March 22 (RAPSI) – The 235th Garrison Military Court on Monday dismissed an appeal lodged by Alexey Navalny against the investigator’s actions as to the summer incident and hospitalization of the blogger, RAPSI reported from the courtroom.

On Monday, a judge said that transport police had conducted check over Navalny’s hospitalization and refused to open a criminal case over this fact.

Navalny refused to participate in the hearing via videolink from a penal colony.

In late August, investigators of the Siberian Federal District’ transport police started a pre-investigation check over hospitalization of Navalny in Omsk on August 20. As part of the probe, the police searched a hotel room where Navalny stayed and examined objects and sites on his route. Over 100 items which may be evidence were seized; video records were analyzed. More than 20 criminal examinations are conducted including medical forensic, biological and physical and chemical evaluations. By today, no potent or narcotic substances were found, the police statement reads.

On August 20, a plane departed from Tomsk to Moscow with Navalny onboard urgently landed in Omsk after the blogger became heartily sick. He was taken to a hospital in coma. Later, he was transported to Berlin. Russian medics said no poison was found in the blogger’s body.