DUSHANBE , June 9, Asia-Plus – RIA Novosti -- Officers from the Vykhino police directorate in Moscow has been detained on suspicion of having been involved in the beating of Tajik students at a hostel of Russia ’s Management University in Moscow , the RIA Novosti news agency reported.

According to RIA Novosti, the detained policeman faces charges of hooliganism and robbery.  In near future, official charges will be brought against him; Moscow prosecutors are currently investigating the matter, the news agency reported.   

As it had been reported earlier, Wednesday evening [June 7] Moscow police officers, about six persons, burst into room of student from Tajikistan at a hostel of Russia ’s Management University and beat Tajik students who were in the room.  The police officers also took the students’ money and mobile phones.  According to Muhammad Egamzod, press secretary of the Tajik Embassy in Moscow , five Students were hospitalized.