MOSCOW, August 18 (RAPSI) – A prosecutor on Wednesday demanded 6 years in penal colony for Mikail Markhiyev (Said-Mukhamad Dzhumayev), an alleged participant of a fight with police during an unauthorized rally held in Moscow on January 23, the Moscow Tverskoy District Court’s press service told RAPSI.

Markhiyev stands charged with using force against a representative of authority.

According to investigators, on January 23, 2021, the accused taking part in the rally in central Moscow and beat several law enforcement officers and left the scene. Later, he was arrested in the Pskov Region.