In Surgut priest John Darius, who was detained for driving while intoxicated and a scuffle with police, was arrested for 15 days for disobeying a police officer. The priest in every possible way provoked law enforcement officers, rushed at them with his fists and swearing.
The police did not make a priest a criminal case, limiting the administrative article on disobedience to lawful demands of law enforcement. On this portal Ura.Ru according to sources in power structures of the region.
The interlocutor of the edition noted that in 2016, Darius had already deprived the rights for driving in an alcohol intoxication. Due to the fact that the representative of the Russian Orthodox Church again caught drunk driving, criminal charges, he still got it, the source said.
In a press-service UMVD of Russia for the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug refused to comment on the arrest for drunk driving and subsequent administrative arrest of the priest John, RBC.
We will remind, police officers Surgut caught drunk rector of the local Church on the night of Monday, September 18: he tried to bribe them, mother and actively resisted arrest. To calm the rowdy, the inspectors had to tie the offending straps and put handcuffs on him.