ICR checks version of Men’shevik confectionary factory’s illegal seizure

ICR checks version of Men’shevik confectionary factory’s illegal seizure
Outside of the confectionary factory after Averyanov opened fire

The grounds for check was the testimony of former enterprise owner Ilya Averyanov, responsible for shooting at the factory on December 27.

The investigators will check into the version of the Moscow confectionary factory Men’shevik’s illegal seizure. This is reported by TASS citing Senior Assistant to Head of the ICR Main Investigations Directorate in Moscow Yuliya Ivanova.

In particular, Ivanova said that the grounds for the check was the testimony of former enterprise owner Ilya Averyanov, which he gave during questioning. According to the entrepreneur, a group of persons had tried to illegally take over the factory he owned.

“He kept weapons to protect himself in his office. During the conflict, he accidentally fired his rifle when they tried to take away it from him,” Ivanova explained.

To recall, former owner of Men’shevik Ilya Averyanov has been arrested on charges of murder. He is responsible for the shooting on December 27, 2017 at the factory, as a result of which he killed a guard. The entrepreneur claims that he started shooting in self-defense.

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