Off duty cops beat taxi driver in Moscow for refusing ride
19.10.12 12:41 By News Dept
Moscow police are conducting checks into the beating of a taxi driver by four policemen, Interfax news agency reports.
According to preliminary results of the checks, on October 18 four drunk policemen in civilian clothes stopped a VAZ-21053 car and asked the driver to give them a ride. The driver refused to drive them and the policemen beat him.
The taxi driver was taken to a hospital with a head injury, and nose and jaw fractures.
The suspects were detained by policemen and taken to a police department in the Mozhaiskiy district in Moscow.
"Depending on the results of the checks, the four policemen will be fired from the Interior Affairs institutions," police spokesman said.
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