Car owner sentenced to prison for repeated drunken driving
ST. PETERSBURG, August 13 (RAPSI, Mikhail Telekhov) – A driver, who had been repeatedly caught for drunk driving, was sentenced to 8 months in a high-security penal colony, the St. Petersburg prosecutor’s office told RAPSI on Tuesday.
Demna Kotua was convicted of committing a road traffic offense by a person underlying an administrative punishment.
In addition to the prison term he was banned from driving for 3 years.
According to case papers, in February 2017, a magistrate court brought the man to administrative liability for refusal to undergo a medical check-up. In April 2019, he was again stopped by road traffic policemen for drunken driving. He repeatedly refused to undergo a medical check-up, prosecutors said.