Thief in law Otari Krasnodarsky sentenced to 19 years for robbery declared wanted after going on the run
The gang of Kublashvili and Armen Vardanyan has been robbing homes of Kuban residents for a year, torturing people and threatening them with weapons.
Krasnodar Krai has put thief in law Otari Kublashvili (Otari Krasnodarsky), sentenced to 19 years for robbery and torture, on the federal wanted list, Komsomolskaya Pravda reports. The gang of Kublashvili and Armen Vardanyan operated in the Kuban from 2007 to 2008. The damage from their actions was estimated at over 6 million rubles ($91.4 thousand).
The bandits threatened their victims with weapons and tortured them. The gang members were convicted in 2011. Kublashvili was sentenced to 19 years in a high-security colony, Vardanyan - to 15 yeas, the rest received 11 to 18 years.
Kublashvili was supposed to be released only by 2021, but in July 2018, Kola District Court of the Murmansk region placed him under house arrest due to illness. He was taken to Krasnodar at the place of registration.
On August 7, police officers came to Kublashvili’s home with a check, but the crime lord was not there. His current location is unknown.
A criminal case was instituted against Kublashvili on Evading Administrative Supervision (part 1 of Art. 314.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation), a law enforcement source told Komsomolskaya Pravda.