The criminal case on the fact of incitement teens to suicide opened in St. Petersburg, said the Investigative Committee (IC) of Russia.
A criminal case was initiated following an audit investigation department of the Saint-Petersburg publications in various media about closed groups in the social network “VKontakte”, entices teenagers to suicide, Tass reported in the department.According to the results of the audit decided to open a criminal case under Part. 4 Art. 33, Art. 110 of the Criminal Code ( “Incitement to incitement to suicide”).
«In the course of the criminal investigation will be appointed and held a variety of expertise, including linguistic and computer, carried out the necessary investigative actions and operational-search measures aimed at clarifying all the circumstances of the crime, as well as establishing and bringing to justice persons involved in its commission “, – noted in the UK.
Meanwhile, authorized under the Russian President for Children’s Rights Pavel Astakhov proposed the creation of the Investigation Committee at the Russian inter-ministerial working group to counter the proliferation of sites, children are inclined to suicide.
«The group is necessary to include representatives of the Prosecutor General, the State Duma, the Federation Council, Roskomnadzor, the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Communications, to develop effective measures” – Astakhov wrote in his microblog on Twitter.
He said, “against our children being targeted, systematic and fierce information war.” “It is necessary to recognize and take measures to protect”, – wrote the commissioner.
Earlier, media reported that Russia has committed suicide at least 130 teenagers, almost all of which took place from November 2015 to April 2016, the same groups in social networks. The authors of the publication claimed that work with children in order to induce them to commit suicide is conducted systematically and consistently.
On 1 November 2012 the Federal Service began to make sites that contain prohibited information to the blacklist. During this time, the Office was an examination of more than 9.5 million links to pages and social networking sites as part of the Unified system of electronic interaction. Of these 9357 links to pages contain information on how to commit suicide, and (or) calls to commit suicide.