It is reported by Interfax, citing an informed source.
The incident took place at the Narvskaya station on Thursday morning. According to the interlocutor of the agency, the controller was at the turnstiles and made a comment to one of the passengers, asking him to put on a medical mask. In response, the passenger punched the controller in the face. The victim needed hospitalization, but he was soon released on an outpatient basis.
On the evening of the same day, police detained the suspect. A criminal case was opened against him under the article on the beatings. He had previously been convicted of theft. Currently, a citizen does not work anywhere.