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Blinding laser drivers will be a criminal offense

30.06.2011 17:56
  Blinding laser drivers will be a criminal offense
In the State Duma of Russia will be a bill that establishes criminal liability for endangering the safety of transport of hooliganism, RIA Novosti reported.

According to the head of the Duma Committee on Constitutional Legislation and State Building Vladimir Pligin, endangering the safety of vehicles should be punished by three years in prison, the same actions that threaten the safety of aircraft - up to seven years. If the bullying led to deaths, the maximum prison term should be 10 years old, said Pligin. According to the deputy, the State Duma can pass a bill in the fall of 2011.

The reason for drafting the bill has a number of cases of blinding pilots laser beams in Rostov-on-Don and Sochi in June 2011. Rosaviatsia beginning of the year recorded about 30 such cases reported no serious incidents of blinding the pilots did not arrive.

June 26 became aware of the arrest in Chicago a young man on suspicion of blinding pilots with him he had a laser pointer. The detainee denies his guilt and claims to have an alibi. The very existence of his laser pointer, a young man explained that such items have Russian law does not prohibit. He is released on bail.

Earlier it was reported that law enforcement agencies intend to initiate investigation into the glare of the article "hooliganism."

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