The Nevsky district court of St. Petersburg extended the arrest of nationalist and former "ultimate fighter" Vyacheslav Datsik, aka Red Tarzan, for another 3 months. Datsik is accused of a series of assaults on cellular shops and arson.
Datsik asked to be released on bail of 1 million rubles ($31,000), but the court dismissed the application, the lawyer of the accused, Andrey Fedorkov said, RBC reports.
"The court has extended the custody until December 5. The petition, which the defendant submitted to be released on bail, was rejected by the court, " said the defender.
Also at today's meeting, several procedural motions were announced for admission of the ruling of the first-instance court in Oslo from February 2011. According to the ruling, Datsik was extradited from Norway, but not deported, said Fontanka. As the lawyer said, in case of extradition, the term that his client served in prison in Norway would be included in the punishment announced by the Nevsky court of St. Petersburg.
The petition for the admission of those documents to the case was upheld. The next meeting, which will continue to interrogate the witnesses, is scheduled for September 11.
Datsik is accused of assaulting a cellular shop and setting the church of Seraphim Vyritsky on fire, notes BaltInfo. He was charged under Part 2, Article 162 of the Criminal Code ("Robbery committed by a group of persons by prior agreement with the use of arms"), Part 2, Article 167 of the Criminal Code ("Intentional destruction of or damage caused the to property of others, committed out of hooliganism" ), Part 3 of Article 30 of the Criminal Code ("Preparation of a crime and attempted crime").