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Markelov A., Koshkin V.

On necessity of improving the grounds for criminally-remedial apprehension of a suspected of committing a crime

Keywords: Criminal Procedure Code of the Russian Federation, a suspect, apprehension, grounds for apprehension, conditions of apprehension, order of apprehension

The article examines problems of apprehension of a suspected person in committing a crime which are relevant in modern criminal justice of Russia. At the same time, this coercive measure is considered and presented in a dynamic context, i.e. not only from the position of statutory wording, but from the point of view of its implementation in investigative and judicial practice as well, in particular in investigating and settlement of criminal cases in pre-trial stages of criminal proceedings. Based on a systematic approach to current criminal procedural legislation and practice pattern in investigatory-judicial activities of authorized officials and state bodies, specific proposals and recommendations are formulated to improve and conduct the direct apprehension of a suspected of committing a crime. The approaches suggested by the authors can be successfully applied by inquiry bodies, inquiry officers, investigators and other participants in criminal proceedings in order to optimize and improve the effectiveness of the process of proof in criminal cases under investigation as well as in the process of further improvement and modernization of existing criminal procedure legislation.


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About authors

Markelov Aleksandr
candidate of law, criminal law department associate professor, Chuvash State University, Russia, Cheboksary (; )
Koshkin Vasily
law faculty undergraduate, Chuvash State University, Russia, Cheboksary )

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Markelov A., Koshkin V. On necessity of improving the grounds for criminally-remedial apprehension of a suspected of committing a crime [Electronic resource] // Oeconomia et Jus. – 2018. – №1. P. 61-66. – URL: