Former thief in law Goga Potijsky detained on suspicion of killing businessman
Alexander Kharchenko was killed in 2013.
Former thief in law Georgy Gugushvili, known in criminal circles as Goga Potijsky, was detained in the Moscow region's Krasnogorsk. Siloviki believe he was involved in the murder of businessman Alexander Kharchenko in 2013. As the source of the 360 TV channel reports, two more representatives of the criminal world, whose names are not reported, were detained along with Gugushvili. Law enforcers check them for involvement in other crimes. They pushed back against police when detained.
Alexander Kharchenko was killed on the night of June 9, 2013 on Moscow's Bolshaya Nikitskaya Street. He owned a nearby Meat Point street food kiosk. The businessman died out of knife injury.
According to The Village, Alexander Kharchenko was a Chechen by father, his mother was Ukrainian, he was born in Grozny, but then moved to Europe with his family. Kharchenko arrived in Moscow in 2009. After the murder of the entrepreneur, his business partners reported that they did not have any enemies, and that the murder was a street skirmish.
Ismail Efendiev is suspected of exceeding authority in connection with the investigation of cases of detained earlier former First Deputy Prime Minister Ramazan Aliyev and nephew of the former head of Dagestan Askhabali Abdulatipov. Searches are being conducted at Efendiev's office and house.
The disappearance of an elderly Muscovite, who owns three rooms on Ostozhenka Street, and her disabled son, worried the neighbors, but the police refused to initiate criminal proceedings on their application. Housing in the elite area of the capital in the meantime was re-registered to a resident of St. Petersburg, who introduced herself as their relative.