Visitors to the bar in Khimki, near which there was a fatal fight, told the TV channel REN TV that the scuffle was preceded by a conflict between the policeman and the owner of the institution.
According to eyewitnesses, a man in the uniform of a law enforcement officer, who was resting in a bar, was in a state of alcoholic intoxication, began to behave defiantly, which did not like the owner of the establishment.
“I think he provoked. A friend told me that he said that he works in the police. He was very drunk, ”said an eyewitness.
According to other visitors, a police officer was celebrating a friend’s birthday. A verbal skirmish began between him and the owner of the bar, and then they went out to talk together on the street.
Local residents claim that the owner of the establishment has already been seen in conflicts with visitors.
“There were conflicts over this cafe that the drinks are terrible and the food is too. The director of this institution came out, and he constantly clashed with his clients. He said that I would put you on the black list and that the entrance would be closed for you. And I will not return the money to you for the spoiled food. My acquaintances said that when they told him this, he behaved aggressively, although they treated him calmly, ”said one of the visitors to the bar.
The neighbors of the deceased policeman described him as a good person, ready to help: for example, he took an active part in the search for the lost child.
The incident took place on the night of July 27. According to the wife of the deceased, the two of them were resting in a cafe, and when the policeman went out into the street, the owner of the establishment threw him on the asphalt.
The fight was caught on video. The footage shows how a law enforcement officer falls and loses consciousness. He was brought to his senses, but at home he again felt ill. The policeman was hospitalized, he died in the hospital in the morning.
A police officer suspected of beating was detained. A case was initiated on the deliberate infliction of grievous bodily harm, resulting in death by negligence.