A preliminary hearing will be held on the case of Alexander Kokorin and Pavel Mamayev football players and two other defendants on April 3 in the courtroom of Presnensky District Court of Moscow. This RBC reported in the court press service.
The hearing will start at 14:00 and will be held in private.
Krasnodar midfielder Pavel Mamayev, Zenit Alexander Kokorin, his brother Cyril and Alexander Protasovitsky, an amateur league player, were arrested in October 2018 after taking part in two fights in central Moscow.
The law enforcement authorities came to the conclusion that the defendants had attacked Channel One driver Vitaly Solovchuk, in a car park near the Beijing Hotel, and then held a fight in the Coffeemania café with; officer Minpromtorg Denis Pak and NAMI leader Sergei Gaysin. Pak suffered an injury to the head and lost a tooth, Solovchuk – an injury to the broken head and nose.