Criminal case against a 19-year-old student for inciting hatred for religious reasons

December 22, 2015. In Omsk (Russia), it started a criminal case against a 19-year-old student of the Omsk Transport University, as the website of the Investigation Department of Omsk Region reports. The student is suspected of committing a crime according to the Penal Code (art. 282, actions aimed at inciting hatred, humiliation of a person or group of persons on the grounds of religion, being member of a particular social group and use information and telecommunication networks, including the “Internet”).

According to the investigators, in 2015 the suspected person posted on his account in the social network extremist statements aimed at the humiliation of a group of individuals who selected on religious grounds the option “Orthodox”.

The investigations try to examine all the circumstances of the crime. The investigation is going on.

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