Counsel for the accused in a fatal accident actor Mikhail Efremov Elman Pashayev was going to ask the Presnensky court of Moscow to postpone consideration on the merits.

“I have already asked during pre-meetings not to appoint on 5 and 10 August, as I have these days is the process in Novosibirsk, where already everything is moving to the debate. Despite this, the judge ordered. I go Monday to the Chairman of Presnensky court with the statement to transfer to another date” – quoted by TASS Pashayeva.

On Thursday the Presnensky court of Moscow extended the house arrest of Ephraim and refused the actor’s request to make a two-hour walk once a day.

June 8, the actor is in a condition of alcoholic and narcotic intoxication behind the wheel of a Jeep Grand Cherokee, left on a strip of oncoming traffic in the center of Moscow and crashed into a van Lada, whose driver Sergey Zakharov died. The actor could face up to 12 years in prison.