Russian MMA News & Rumors 1-12-15 Alexander Emelianenko Detention Extended
Alexander Emelianenko extended the detention period of six months – to 17 June 2015.
According to the public prosecution, stay in prison Emelianenko will ensure the presence of the defendant at the meetings, as well as – the safety of victims, according to TASS.
European champion in combat sambo, recall, is accused of raping Polina Stepanova, who was cleaning his apartment. It was also reported that the athlete is under the threat of force bent the victim to use drugs, then stole a passport women. Emelianenko was detained on May 9 Tambov after he got in an accident.
A hearing on the case will be held in Moscow Simonovsky court on 27 January. Sessions will be held behind closed doors due to the nature of the charges of sexual violence.
Stanislav Maltsev, a lawyer for the victim: “We are not talking about any financial compensation from Emelianenko, we insist only on the rule of law.”