The court rejected the appeal of the wrestler Novoselov, accused of rape, for arrest
The twice-convicted athlete was jailed for two months on rape charges. He will remain in jail until at least May 27.
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The Moscow City Court rejected the appeal of the fighter Maxim Novoselov against the decision of the Moscow City Tushinsky District Court to choose a restraining measure in the form of detention. This was reported on the Telegram channel of the Moscow courts of general jurisdiction.
MMA fighter Novoselov arrested for 2 months on suspicion of rape
Novoselov, 49, was arrested on March 27. According to investigators, on the night of March 27, the suspect beat and raped a girl he met the day before at a bar. The athlete was charged under Part 1 of art. 131 of the Criminal Code (rape) and part 1 of art. 132 of the Penal Code (other violent acts of a sexual nature). The Moscow Tushinsky District Court arrested the fighter until May 27.
Novoselov participated in MMA fights and exhibition boxing matches. His last professional performance took place in January at the MMA Series 47 tournament. Novoselov is a popular blogger. He has repeatedly participated in episodes of the True Gym YouTube channel.
Novoselov twice served a sentence in places of deprivation of liberty. In 1993, he was sentenced to 14 years in prison on murder charges. In 2012, Novoselov was sentenced to 3.5 years in prison for sponsoring the drug trade.
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