Five defendants in the case about mass fight in the cemetery khovanskoye, sentenced to three years in prison, was released, reported TASS with reference to the press service of the Moscow city court.
They counted the sentences for the new law, which equates to a day in jail to fifteen days in prison. The protection of convicts asked to cancel the verdict, but left it in force.
Hojimurod Buriev, Dilawar Yunusov, Jomi Chakalov, Rahimuddin of Sadardinov and Shohimardon Akhmadov received three years in prison in December 2017. The court found them guilty of hooliganism.
All defendants in the case were 17 people, including the Director of the third territorial Department of the funeral service, Yuri Chabuel, co-founder of the public organization “the Healthy nation” Alexander Bocharnikov and former police officer Nikita Moshienko, which is accused of organizing the murder of two and more people.
May 14, 2016 at khovanskoye cemetery in Moscow has occurred a mass brawl. According to various estimates, it was attended by from 200 to 400 people armed with bats, valves and several types of firearms. Killing three parties to the conflict.