Ephraim left under house arrest until January 22

the Presnensky court of Moscow extended the house arrest of a famous actor Mikhail Yefremov, accused in the case of a fatal accident.

the Measure of restraint in respect of the artist extended till 22 Jan 2021. It is reported TASS with reference to the lawyer of the victim Alexander Dobrovinsky. According to him, the court also rejected the request of defense Ephraim to allow him two-hour walk.

in addition, the court rejected the petition for recognition of Irina Stepovoy, civil wife of the victim Sergey Zakharov, the victim in the case.

Today it also became known that the first hearing on the merits, the court appointed on August 5.

Recall that Yefremov is serving house arrest in his Moscow apartment.

the accident occurred on the evening of 8 June, on Smolensk square. Efremov being drunk behind the wheel of a Jeep Grand Cherokee drove into the oncoming lane, where it crashed into a van delivery service. The driver of the van died in hospital.